United States Department of State

The United States Department of State, or State Department, is an executive department of the U.S. federal government responsible for the nation's foreign policy and foreign relations. Equivalent to... Wikipedia

  • Formed:  July 27, 1789
  • Preceding agency:  Department of Foreign Affairs
  • Type:  Executive department
  • Jurisdiction:  U.S. federal government
  • Headquarters:  Harry S Truman Building, 2201 C Street, Northwest, Washington, D.C, U.S.
  • Employees:  13,747 Foreign Service employees, 10,518 Civil Service employees, 50,424 local employees
  • Annual budget:  $52.505 billion (FY 2020)
  • executives:  Antony Blinken, Secretary, Wendy Sherman, Deputy Secretary, Brian P. McKeon, Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources
  • Website:  state.gov
  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo