Monday, June 9, 2008

Embassies of Washington

Embassy Location: 2490 Tracy Place NW
Bharrat Jagdeo, President
Sam Hinds, Prime Minister
Bayney Karran, Ambassador
Geographical Location: South America
Capital: Georgetown
Population: 751,000
Primary Industries: Agriculture, bauxite mining, gold mining, timber, shrimp fishing, minerals, and sugar.

Note: Jonestown, Guyana was the site in 1978 of the mass suicide of the People's Temple cult led by the Rev. Jim Jones.

Embassy Location: 2410 California Street NW
Danilo Turk, President
Janez Jansa, Prime Minister
Samuel Žbogar, Ambassador
Geographical Location: Europe
Capital: Ljubljana
Population: 2.02 million
Primary Industries: Banking, telecommunications, and public utilities.

Embassy Location: 2308 California Street NW
Antonio Saca, President
Rene Antonio León Rodríguez, Ambassador
Geographical Location: Central America
Capital: San Salvador
Population: 6.6 million
Primary Industries: Coffee, indigo, and tourism

The Embassy of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire

Embassy Location: 2424 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Lauren Gbagbo, President
Guillaume Soro, Prime Minister
Yao Charles Koffi, Ambassador
Geographical Location: West Africa
Capital: Abidjan
Population: 18.01 million
Primary Industries: Coffee and cocoa

Photo copyright: D.C. Confidential, 5/08

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