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The District of Columbia is a special case. It is not an actual state, and hence does not have senators or congressional representation. It is located between Virginia and Maryland on the Potomac River.

It is on the Potomac River between Virginia and Maryland and coextensive with the District of Columbia. (Dictionary)

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