District of Columbia gained its current status as a district in the year 1790. The government of District of Columbia is lead by Muriel Bowser and is based in the district capital of Washington (Population: 601,723).
District of Columbia District - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1790|
|Capital||Washington, D.C. (Population: 601,723)|
|Head of Government||Muriel Bowser|
|Total Area||179 sq km (69 sq miles)|
|Population Density||3,361.6 sq km (8,706.5 sq miles)|