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Washington, DC is not actually in Washington at all. It is located between Maryland and Virginia, and is the capital (or "capitol") of the United States. It is also referred to as the capital of the world. It was previously called the District of Columbia, which is where the acronym "DC" comes from. Take this fun women.com quiz on DC to see how well you know the nation's capital! Did you or do you live in DC? If so, then you likely have specialized knowledge about the region that you are probably not even consciously aware of—but it makes that location a part of who you are and very important to your identity! Maybe you're just a huge history buff, or a resident or Maryland or Virginia who has spent a lot of time in DC. Either way--this quiz should be fun for you! Be sure to share this quiz with your friends and family, no matter what score you get, so that they can share their experience of DC with you as well and you can have a meaningful conversation and connect through shared geographic experience.