Who says the American capital was boring? In fact, Forbes magazine has just named the nation's capital the coolest place to live in the United States, ahead of New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.
Diversity and a youthful population, the abundance of cultural and recreational events as well as the convenience of the public transportation system are all elements that make Washington the "coolest" city in the United States," according to the famous Forbes magazine.
Once plagued with the negative reputation often given state capitals, Washington and its surroundings have in the last few years enjoyed a significant growth in many of its neighborhoods and its surroundings, making it one of the more attractive cities in the country. With a metro system covering more than 30% of the metropolitan area, a growing population in the 20-34 age range, and one of the strongest cultural and artistic scene in North America, Washington is now a popular destination for those wanting to settle.
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