Charlotte, North Carolina

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City of Charlotte
Clockwise: UNC Charlotte, Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Airts + Cultur, Duke Energy Center, Charlotte's skyline, First Presbyterian Church o Charlotte, Charlotte Main Library, an NASCAR Haw o Fame buildin
Flag of Charlotte
Nickname(s): The Queen City, The QC, Crown Town, The Hornet's Nest, The Home of NASCAR, The Gem of the South, The CLT, Bank Town, Char-Town, City of Trees
Charlotte's location in Mecklenburg Coonty in the state o North Carolina
Charlotte is located in United States
Location in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 35°13′37″N 80°50′36″W / 35.22694°N 80.84333°W / 35.22694; -80.84333Coordinates: 35°13′37″N 80°50′36″W / 35.22694°N 80.84333°W / 35.22694; -80.84333
Kintra Unitit States
State North Carolina
Coonty Mecklenburg
Settled 1755
Incorporatit 1768
 • Type Mayor
 • Mayor Dan Clodfelter (Democratic Pairty (United States))
 • Ceety 297.7 sq mi (771 km2)
Elevation 751 ft (229 m)
Population (2011 est.)[1]
 • Ceety 751,087 (17t)
 • Density 2,522.9/sq mi (974.1/km2)
 • Urban 1,249,442 (38t)
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
ZIP code(s) 28201-28237, 28240-28247, 28250, 28253-28256, 28258, 28260-28262, 28265-28266, 28269-28275, 28277-28278, 28280-28290, 28296-28297, 28299
Area code(s) 704, 980

Charlotte (play /ˈʃɑrlət/) is the lairgest ceety in the U.S. state o North Carolina an the seat o Mecklenburg Coonty. In 2011, the estimatit population o Charlotte accordin tae the U.S. Census Bureau wis 751,087,[2] makin it the 17t lairgest ceety in the Unitit States based on population.

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Leet o sister ceeties o Charlotte, designatit bi Sister Ceeties Internaitional:[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "2011 Census estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 14, 2012. 
  3. "Charlotte Internaitional Cabinet". Retrieved 2010-07-02.