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Dulles, Virginia is an unincorporated area located in Loudoun County, Virginia, which is part of the Washington metropolitan area. The headquarters of Orbital ATK, GeoEye, and ODIN technologies and the former headquarters of MCI Inc. and AOL are located in Dulles. Dulles covers roughly the southwestern third of Sterling, Virginia (another unincorporated community). The usage of Dulles as a community name began in the mid-1980s when Loudoun County economic development officer Pam Treadwell successfully lobbied the United States Postal Service to allow Sterling businesses and residents to use Dulles as an alternate address. The USPS defines Dulles as an "acceptable" city name for the 20166 zip code, whose "actual" city name is Sterling. The addresses for shipping parcels to United States embassies and consulates, as well as their employees worldwide, are located in Dulles. The USPS city name for zipcode 20189 is Dulles. Washington Dulles International Airport is located partially in Dulles (although its postal address uses the Sterling name instead) and partially in Fairfax County. The community derives its name from the airport; the airport in turn takes its name from former U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles (1888–1959).

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Dulles in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. Dulles is located at a short trip away from Washington D. C. a major city in United States. Attractions in Washington D. C. include Washington Monument, United States Capitol, Lincoln Memorial. Also, to reach Dulles, you'll have to take a flight to Washington D. C.; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Dulles are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Dulles*

  • Pollution Statistics in Dulles

    Know the pollution level of Dulles before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 14.29 (Very Low)
  • Dulles: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Dulles for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Dulles.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 7.14 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 32.14 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 98.21 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 73.21 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 26.79 (Low)
  • Living in Dulles - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 81.7 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 75.19 (High)
    • Pollution Index 28.69 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 61.67 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 91.67 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.09 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Dulles

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Dulles

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39.23 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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