Post 200 The guide to the region's top businesses

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The Post 200 is an annual snapshot of the companies, law firms, nonprofits and other organizations that power our local economy. Here's a look at this year's list.

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Rank   Name   Total employees   Local employees  
1 BAE Systems 41500 6276
2 Sodexo 125000 4552
3 CGI 10800 2970
4 Qinetiq North America 3942 1239
5 Finmeccanica North America 70000 929
6 Siemens 360000 810

Some foreign companies have their U.S. headquarters in the Washington region. These firms are ranked by the number of area employees.

NOTE: Our methodology for the rankings.
DATE: Dec. 17, 2012
CREDIT: Dan Beyers, Sarah Halzack, Greg Linch, Jason Bartz - The Washington Post.