Washington Monument

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English: The Washington Monument is a monument to U.S. President George Washington located in Washington, DC.
Washington Monument 
obelisk on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
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Instance ofobelisk,
National Memorial of the United States,
tourist attraction
Dedicated to
Commemorates
Material used
Genre
Located in protected areaNational Mall
Location National Mall, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia
Architectural style
Architect
Creator
Use
Owned by
Operator
Heritage designation
  • place listed on the National Register of Historic Places (1966)
Inception
  • 1848
Date of official opening
  • 1888
Height
  • 169.046 ±0.001 m (2014, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat)
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38° 53′ 22.11″ N, 77° 02′ 06.88″ W
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