Arlington County Virginia is located in Northern Virginia, on the south bank of the Potomac River, across from Washington DC with Metro access via the Rosslyn Metro Center. It is bordered by Fairfax County, the City of Falls Church and the City of Alexandria and is also home to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).
Arlington serves as headquarters to several departments and agencies of the federal government including the Pentagon, Department of Defense, the DEA, and DARPA. The region's stable economy owes to the many agencies and government contractors within its borders.
The Pentagon Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, Marine Corps War Memorial, Iwo Jima Memorial, and Air Force Memorial can all be found within Arlington, as well as other national landmarks and historic locations.
Arlington’s temperatures average 86oF in summer and 47oF in winter, with an average of 3.8 inches of precipitation year-round.
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