Bethesda is a community that does not have an official government body , and is located in Montgomery County, Maryland . It is a northwestern suburb of Washington . According to the 2000 census, the population was 55.2 thousand inhabitants. The city got its name from the church built here in the 20s of the XIX century.
|en / Bethesda|
|County||Montgomery (County, Maryland)|
|History and Geography|
|Telephone code||301, 240|
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Bethesda has a complex of medical research centers ( National Institutes of Health ), the central offices of professional medical associations (in particular, the American Gastroenterological Association  , the American College of Gastroenterologists  ), as well as the headquarters of Lockheed Martin Corporation ".
- 2016 US Gazetteer Files
- American Gastroenterological Association Official Website
- Official website of the American College of Gastroenterologists Archived February 11, 2005. (eng.)