National Geographic Society

The National Geographic Society is one of the world's largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations.

Founded in 1888 to "increase and diffuse geographic knowledge," the member-supported society's mission is to inspire people to care about the planet.

The head office of National Geographic Society is located in Washington, D.C.

Through its online community, members can get closer with other members around the world and help make a difference. National Geographic reflects the world through its magazine, television programs, films, books, DVDs, radio, maps, exhibitions, live events, school publishing programs, travel expeditions, interactive media and merchandise.

National Geographic magazine, the society's official and iconic journal, published in English and 39 local-language editions, is read by more than 60 million people each month. The magazine is available in both print and digital editions.

The National Geographic Channel reaches 440 million households in 171 countries in 48 languages.
National Geographic Logo

Logo of National Geographic

National Geographic funds hundreds of scientific research, conservation and exploration projects every year and supports an educational program promoting geography literacy.

The National Geographic Museum, located in Washington, D.C., is for all ages and features a wide range of changing exhibitions, from interactive experiences to stunning photography exhibitions featuring the work of National Geographic explorers, photographers, and scientists.

The official website of National Geographic features latest and interesting articles, videos, news and photos for visitors to read, watch and explore.
Address:   National Geographic Headquarters
1145 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20036
United States.

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scientific research   educational   geography   conservation
Guide ID: 3287 - Last Updated: August 7, 2016