Saturday, January 26, 2008


Capital Olympia
Area 68,138 sq mi
176,477 sq km
(2000 census) 5,894,121
Major Cities
(2000 census) Seattle (563,374), Spokane (195,629),
Tacoma (193,556), Vancouver (143,560),
Bellevue (109,569)
Major Rivers Columbia, Snake, Yakima, Okanogan, Spokane
Highest Point Mt. Rainier
14,410 feet
4,392 meters
Industry aerospace, food processing, paper products, lumber and wood products, chemicals, tourism
Agriculture seafood, dairy products, apples, beef cattle, wheat, potatoes, greenhouse and nursery products
Minerals and Resources forests, fishing, coal, construction sand and gravel, crushed stone, magnesium metal