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Vancouver is a city in the Southwest Washington region of Washington State, immediately north of the border with Oregon.

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Fun Facts

  1. Famed NASCAR driver Greg Biffle was born in Vancouver.
  2. Legally speaking, you are not allowed to walk around in public in Vancouver if you knowingly have a common cold.
  3. Up until 2001, mothers were not allowed to breastfeed their children in public.
  4. Named after George Vancouver, a British explorer, Vancouver was incorporated as a city in 1857.
  5. According to Amazon.com, Vancouver is the seventh Most Romantic City in the Nation, based on residents' purchases at the online retailer.

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