Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Colorado Springs is a Hame Rule Municipality that is the coonty seat an maist populous ceety o El Paso Coonty, Colorado, Unitit States. Colorado Springs is locatit in the Sooth Central portion o Central Colorado. It is situatit on Fountain Creek an is locatit 61 miles (98 km) sooth o the Colorado State Capitol in Denver. At 6,035 feet (1839 m) the ceety sits ower ane mile (1.6 km) abuin sea level, though some auries o the ceety are significantly heicher. Colorado Springs is situatit near the base o ane o the maist famous American muntains, Pikes Peak, at the eastren edge o the soothren Rocky Muntains.

Wi an estimatit population of 414,358 in 2009,[1] it is the seicont maist populous ceety in the state o Colorado, ahint Denver, an the 46t maist populous ceety in the Unitit States,[2] while the Colorado Springs Metropolitan Statistical Area haed an estimatit population o 626,227.[3] The ceety covers 186.1 square miles (482 km2), makin it Colorado's lairgest ceety in aurie. Colorado Springs wis selectit as the No. 1 Best Big Ceety in "Best Places to Live" bi Money magazine in 2006,[4] an placed number ane in Outside's 2009 leet o Americae's Best Ceeties.[5]

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Bishkek mayor Arstanbek Nogoev presents a gift for Colorado Springs mayor Lionel Rivera tae a US airman at Manas Air Base, in a ceremony aimed at revivin ties atween the twa sister ceeties[6]

Sister ceeties o Colorado Springs include:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Here is some interesting information about the demographics of the City of Colorado Springs". City of Colorado Springs. Retrieved 15 September 2010. 
  2. "What is Colorado Springs' population". July 18, 2009. 
  3. "Tables". U.S. Census bureau. Retrieved 15 September 2010. 
  4. "10 Best Big Cities". CNNMoney.com. 2009-09-30. Retrieved 2009-10-05. 
  5. "Best Towns 2009 | Outside Online". OutsideOnline.com. Retrieved 2009-10-05. 
  6. Nathaniel, Daniel (2007-03-19), "Manas Airmen reunite sister cities Bishkek, Colorado Springs", Air Force Link, United States: Department of Defense, archived frae the oreeginal on 2012-07-18, retrieved 2007-10-18 


Coordinates: 38°51′48″N 104°47′31″W / 38.8633°N 104.7919°W / 38.8633; -104.7919