Washington is a state in the northwestern region of the United States. It is bordered by Canada to the north, Idaho to the east, Oregon to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. The state is known for its diverse geography, including the Cascade Mountains, Olympic Mountains, and the Puget Sound. Washington is also home to the city of Seattle, which is known for its thriving tech industry and iconic landmarks such as the Space Needle. The state has a population of over 7 million people and is recognized as one of the most environmentally conscious states in the US, with a strong emphasis on sustainability and renewable energy.