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Current time inWashington 
Day length14:32:50
Golden hour morning05:29:02
Golden hour evening21:00:07
Civil twilight begin05:29:02
Civil twilight end21:00:07
Nautical twilight begin04:51:02
Nautical twilight end21:38:08
Astronomical twilight begin04:08:45
Astronomical twilight end22:20:24

Understanding different times of day is important for many people, including photographers, astronomers, and sailors. Here is a brief overview of various periods that can be useful in different contexts.

Golden Hour: This is the time of morning and evening when the light is most soft and warm, making it ideal for photography. Golden Hour usually occurs just before sunset and after sunrise.

Sunrise and Sunset: These are the moments when the sun appears and disappears beyond the horizon. These moments can be particularly important for navigation and determining the time of day.

Transit: This is the time when the sun reaches its highest position in the sky. It usually occurs around midday.

Civil, Nautical, and Astronomical Twilight: These are different stages between full daylight and full darkness. Civil twilight marks the time when it is bright enough for most outdoor activities. Nautical twilight is the time when sailors can determine their location by measuring the height of stars above the horizon. Astronomical twilight is the time when the sky is dark enough for observing stars and galaxies.

Please note that specific times for each of these periods may vary depending on the season and location, so it is important to regularly check up-to-date information for your location.

Continent:North AmericaCountry:United States
Autonomous Region, Region:Washington, D.C.City:Washington
Timezone Name:America/New_YorkCountry Flag:🇺🇸
Postal Code at Coord.:20230Calling Code:1
Currency Symbol:$Currency Name:United States Dollar
Currency ISO Code:USDRoad Info Speed In:mph
Traffic Side:rightPopulation:Washington, D.C. (601723)
1000 m

Statistics for Washington

Business freedom
Business freedom: 8.671
Business freedom84.7
Business freedom (score)0.8623
Freedom from corruption74
Freedom from corruption (score)0.7883
Lack of labor restrictions91.4
Lack of labor restrictions (score)1
Time to open a business5.6
Time to open a business (score)0.9507
City Size
Urban area population (millions)4.6355
Population density in people/sq km over full UA as defined by bounding box.567.32151485225
Average day length (hours)12.7
Average number of clear days per year97
Average number of rainy days per year112
Average annual percent chance of clear skies0.158
Average annual percent chance of sunshine0.56
Average high temperature (Celsius)19.3
Average low temperature (Celsius)9.8
Average daily solar radiation (Mj/m²)15
Weather typeHumid Subtropical Climate
Cost of Living
Cost of Living: 3.595
Inflation (score)0.3595
A kilogram of apples4.9 $ (4.5 €)
Bread1.2 $ (1.1 €)
A Cappuccino4.7 $ (4.3 €)
Movie ticket12 $ (11 €)
Monthly fitness club membership80 $ (73.4 €)
A beer3 $ (2.8 €)
Monthly public transport190 $ (174.4 €)
Lunch16 $ (14.7 €)
5km taxi ride13 $ (11.9 €)
Price of a meal at a restaurant84.5 $ (77.6 €)
Leisure & Culture
Leisure & Culture: 10
Art galleries (score)0.9351
Art galleries283
Cinemas (score)0.8516
Comedy clubs (score)0.8925
Comedy clubs35
Concerts (score)0.9729
Concert venues195
Historical sites (score)1
Historical sites277
Museums (score)1
Performing arts (score)0.9447
Performing art venues294
Sports (score)1
Sport venues221
Zoos (score)1
Economy: 6.5145
Currency for urban areaUSD
Currency exchange rate per US dollar for urban area1
GDP growth rate0.02389
GDP growth rate (score)0.4329
GDP per capita54596.653 $ (50122.5 €)
GDP per capita (score)0.87
Education: 5.9685
Percent of happy students0.77334568209552
Percent of top performers in PISA math test0.087717019602126
Percent of low performers in PISA math test0.25845888025694
Country mean scores in PISA math test478.03863545936
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test0.079207947487443
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test0.16604083999864
Country mean scores in PISA reading test497.58171811695
Percent of top performers in PISA science test0.074626744723251
Percent of low performers in PISA science test0.18136898990932
Country mean scores in PISA science test497.40981148309
PISA math ranking (high school)30
PISA ranking24
PISA ranking (high school) (score)0.7249
PISA reading (high school)16
PISA science (high school)19
University quality (score)0.4688
Best university in rankingUniversity of Maryland, College Park
Best university ranking67
Healthcare: 8.4906666666667
Healthcare expenditure (score)0.9928
Life expectancy (years)79.2783
Life expectancy (score)0.7558
Healthcare quality (score)0.7986
Housing: 1.2105
Large apartment2900 $ (2662.3 €)
Medium apartment2400 $ (2203.3 €)
Small apartment1800 $ (1652.5 €)
Rent index (score)0.1013
Internal application use
Percent of elderly people (65+ years) in country0.001525
Life expectancy at birth in country79.8
Median age in country37.9
Unemployment rate in country0.00047
Job Market
Maximum amount paid by employer as social security taxes per employee604 $ (554.5 €)
Employer social taxes per employee0.0145
Employer social security taxes per employee0.062
Startup jobs available404
Startup job availability (score)0.8042
Startup salary0.8594
Startup salary78035 $ (71640.1 €)
English skills100
English skills (score)1
Spoken languagesEnglish
Tolerance: 6.5495
LGBT adoption rights✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent✔ Equal
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, surgery not required
LGBT conversion therapy regulations✔ Banned
LGBT discrimination legality✔ Illegal
LGBT blood donation regulations✔ Legal
LGBT employment discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legality✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT marriage rights✔ Legal
LGBT Equality Index100
LGBT Equality Index (score)1
Tolerance towards minorities (score)0.3099
Internet Access
Internet Access: 3.8255
Download speed (Mbps)25.3825
Internet access (download) (score)0.4237
Upload speed (Mbps)7.34
Internet access (upload) (score)0.3414
Outdoors: 5.0235
Urban area elevation (meters)6
Presence of hills in city1
Presence of mountains in city1
Median peak in meters403
Elevation (hills or mountains) (score)0.1975
Water access (score)0.8072
Seaside access1
Seaside waterbody1
Environmental Quality
Environmental Quality: 6.99375
Air quality (score)0.7277
Cleanliness (score)0.7052
Drinking water quality (score)0.5633
Urban greenery (score)0.8013
Safety: 2.1915
Crime rate (score)0.3383
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year16.2881
Lack of gun related deaths (score)0.5566
Guns per 100 residents490.5197
Lack of guns (score)0.1
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths (score)0.3283
Startups: 8.774
Coworking spaces (score)0.9571
Startup events662
Number of startup events in the last 12 months4775
Startup events (score)0.959
Total number of startups3127
Number of upcoming meetup events190
Meetup groups199
Meetups members304667
Meetups (score)1
Number of investors806
Average monthly increase in number of startups36
Average monthly increase in number of startups (score)0.8228
Startup climate scene (score)0.8113
Startups (score)0.932
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co157
Taxation: 4.062
Profit tax (%% of profit)0.44
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends (score)0.5421
Income tax level (score)0.2703
Time overhead to file company taxes175
Commute: 4.457
Human city page175
Traffic handling (score)0.4519
Travel Connectivity
Travel Connectivity: 4.505
Airport hub104
Airport hub (score)0.6943
Intercity train connectivity (score)0.2067
Venture Capital
Venture Capital: 8.056
Venture capital (score)0.8056
Funding accelerator namesLaunchBox Digital, Acceleprise, Fortify Ventures - Accelerator
Number of funding accelerators3

Alternative names (city, town) Washington

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Nearest airports

Big airport
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, 2401, Smith Boulevard, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, 22202, United States
5 km
Big airport
West Service Road, Loudoun County, Virginia, 20102, United States
37 km
Big airport
Baltimore-Washington International/Thurgood Marshall Airport, 7050, McNeil Court, Wicklow Woods, Ferndale, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, 21240, United States
45 km
Salisbury Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport
Medium airport
Salisbury-Ocean City-Wicomico Regional Airport, Lear Jet Way, Wicomico County, Maryland, 21804, United States
146 km
Medium airport
Harrisburg, Lancaster, York, HIA, Middletown
HIA fuel pumps, Terminal Drive, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, 17057, United States
146 km
Charlottesville Albemarle Airport
Medium airport
Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport, Trillium Road, Albemarle County, Virginia, 22936, United States
149 km
Lancaster Airport
Medium airport
Lancaster Airport, East Millport Road, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 17543, United States
150 km
New Castle Airport
Medium airport
New Castle County Airport, Louise Road, Wilmington Manor, New Castle County, Delaware, 19720, United States
151 km
Richmond International Airport
Big airport
Richmond International Airport, 1, Richard E Byrd Terminal Drive, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, 23250, United States
157 km
Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
Medium airport
Harrisonburg, Staunton, Waynesboro
Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport, Oakland Farm Road, Augusta County, Virginia, 24486, United States
176 km

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List of Populated places near Washington

In this section of our website, you will find a list of settlements, cities, municipalities, and villages located a short distance from Washington. Here you will find detailed information about each, including nearby hotels, tours that will reveal the historical significance, cultural features, and attractions of these places. This list of settlements will be useful for those planning to travel around the area in search of something new and who want to discover unique places located near Washington. A guide to these enchanting settlements will help you plan your travel route and enrich your experience with unique impressions.

Northwest Rectangle
~ 748 m.
Farragut Square
~ 1096 m.
Elinor (historical)
~ 1138 m.
Mexico (historical)
~ 1346 m.
~ 1346 m.
Thomas Circle
~ 1395 m.
Hamburgh (historical)
~ 1490 m.
Mount Vernon Square
~ 1599 m.
Dupont Circle
~ 1628 m.
West End
~ 1760 m.
Judiciary Square
~ 1777 m.
Washington City
~ 1818 m.
Jamaica (historical)
~ 1838 m.
Logan Circle
~ 1988 m.
City of Washington
~ 2043 m.
East Central
~ 2164 m.
Expense (historical)
~ 2189 m.

List of places within a short radius of Washington

In this section, we are pleased to offer you a curated selection of interesting places located near the coordinates specified on the map (open the map in a modal window) within the limits of the settlement Washington. Among other things, our list includes such facilities as museums, bars, restaurants, and cafes, beaches (if the settlement is located in a coastal area), shopping and entertainment centers, parks, gardens, and squares for enjoyable walks, tourist attractions, viewing platforms with magnificent views, picturesque mountains, sports stadiums, airports for the convenience of travelers, theaters, and concert halls for lovers of cultural leisure, as well as palaces, churches, monasteries, and other historically significant places, adding a special flair to your journey. We regularly update and expand our catalog, striving to provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date information. However, if you did not find the place you are interested in, please be understanding: it may already be in the process of being added to our database.

Presidents Park
~ 58 m.
The Ellipse
~ 123 m.
White House
~ 215 m.
The White House
~ 278 m.
Corcoran Lions Statue
~ 285 m.
Bex Eagle Statue
~ 286 m.
Hotel Washington
~ 304 m.
Haupt Fountains
~ 306 m.
Bald Eagle Memorial
~ 314 m.
East Executive Park
~ 324 m.
Jean Monnet Plaque
~ 327 m.
DAR Constitution Hall
~ 358 m.
Emergency Hospital
~ 363 m.

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