Central Intelligence Agency
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is ane o the principal intelligence-gatherin agencies o the Unitit States federal govrenment. The CIA's heidquarters is in Langley, Virginie, a few miles wast o Washington, D.C. Its employees operate frae U.S. embassies an mony ither locations aroond the warld. The anly independent U.S. intelligence agency, it reports tae the Director o Naitional Intelligence.
Seal o the Central Intelligence Agency
Flag o the Central Intelligence Agency
|Formed||September 18, 1947|
|Heidquarters||George Bush Center for Intelligence|
Langley, Fairfax Coonty, Virginie, U.S.
|Motto||"The Work of a Nation. The Center o Intelligence."|
Unoffecial Motto: "And you shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free." (John 8:32)
|Annual budget||Classified ($14.7 billion, as o 2013)|
|Paurent agency||None (independent)|
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