NPA - 202 (District Of Columbia)
The 202 area code is part of geographic numbering plan area that includes District Of Columbia.
There are a few special area codes with the last two digits 422 match, these are known as easily recognizable codes (ERCs). The 8xx set of numbers are reserved for toll-free services and communication.
Washington, D.C. (formally the District Of Columbia)
Washington D.C. is the capital of the United States. The city, located on the Potomac River bordering Maryland and Virginia, is one of the most visited cities in the world, with more than 20 million tourists annually. All three branches of the U.S. federal government are centered in the District: Congress (legislative), the president (executive), and the Supreme Court (judicial).
The city hosts 177 foreign embassies as well as the headquarters of many international organizations, trade unions, non-profits, lobbying groups, and professional associations. These include the World Bank, IMF, National Geographic Society and many more.
The national capital was created with the signing of the Residence Act is 1790, the specific location was chosen by President George Washington. The land that makes up the state was donated from the two border states of Maryland and Virginia. A new federal city was then constructed on the north bank of the Potomac River.