Category Archives: North America

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Holland Tunnel, New Jersey

  Holland Tunnel crosses Hudson River Length 2,609 meters Opening 13-11-1927 Intensity 93,400 mvt/day Location Map According to transporthint, the Holland Tunnel is a 2.6 kilometer long tunnel in the United States. The tunnel is located under the Hudson River, which forms the border between Jersey City (state of New Jersey ) and the New… Read More »

US 202, 209 and 219 in New York

US 202 in New York US 202 Get started suffern End Brewster Length 55 mi Length 89 km Route New Jersey suffern haverstraw Peekskill Brewster Connecticut According to foodezine, US 202 is a US Highway in the US state of New York. The road forms a diagonal east-west/north-south link in the northern far suburban area… Read More »

US 283, 287 and 377 in Oklahoma

US 283 in Oklahoma US 283 Get started Elmer End Gate Length 204 mi Length 328 km Route Texas altus Mangum sayre Arnett Shattuck laverne Rosston Kansas According to bestitude, US 283 is a US Highway in the US state of Oklahoma. The road forms a north-south route in the west of the state, from… Read More »

US 177 and 183 in Oklahoma

US 177 in Oklahoma US 177 Get started madilli End South Haven Length 233 mi Length 375 km Route Madilli Dickson Sulfur Stratford Tecumseh Shawnee jacktown Warwick Perkins still water Morrison Ponca City tonkawa blackwell Braman South Haven According to ablogtophone, US 177 is a US Highway in the United States. The road forms a… Read More »

Interstate 580 in California

  I-580 Get started San Rafael End Vernalis Length 80 mi Length 129 km Route 1 → San Francisco / Santa Rosa2 San Francisco Boulevard Richmond-San Rafael Bridge 7 Richmond Parkway 8 Canal Boulevard 9 Cutting Boulevard 10 Marina Bay Parkway 11 Bayview Avenue 12 Central Avenue 13 Buchanan Street 14 → San Francisco /… Read More »

Austin, Texas

Introduction Austin, capital of the state of Texas, with 466,000 inhabitants. Austin is located on a bend of the Colorado on a number of hills. The local industry produces machines, canned goods, so-called high technology products such as computers, steel and furniture. Furthermore, Austin is a trading center for an agricultural environment (maize, cotton, livestock,… Read More »

Baltimore, Maryland

Introduction Baltimore, a city in the state of Maryland, with a population of 736,000. (aggl. approx. 2 million inhabitants). The city is located on the Patapsco; the port, on Chesapeake Bay, is one of the most important in the United States. Baltimore is connected to a vast hinterland by railroads and the Chesapeake and Delaware… Read More »

Boston, Massachusetts

Introduction Boston, capital of the state of Massachusetts, with 575,000 inhabitants. (urban area: approx. 4 million inhabitants). The city is located at the mouth of the Charles River in Massachusetts Bay. The natural harbor is protected by an archipelago of drumlin-like islets. See allcitypopulation for latest population of Boston. Functions Boston is primarily a port city. The… Read More »

Chicago, Illinois

Introduction Chicago, city in Illinois, on the southwest shore of Lake Michigan, with 2.7 million inhabitants. (urban area approx. 8 million inhabitants). See allcitypopulation for latest population of Chicago. Chicago is the third largest city in the United States by population (New York, Los Angeles) and a very important industrial and transport center, as well as a… Read More »

Cleveland, Ohio

Introduction Cleveland, Ohio city, located at the mouth of the Cuyahoga on Lake Erie, with a population of 500,000; urban area with approx. 2.7 million inhabitants. See allcitypopulation for latest population of Cleveland. Important transhipment port (iron ore, coal, grain) and center of heavy iron and steel industry. The industry is mainly concentrated along Lake Erie and… Read More »

Dallas, Texas

Introduction Dallas, city in Texas, on the Trinity, with more than 1 million inhabitants. (Dallas area/ Fort Worth Area: approx. 3.8 million inhabitants). See allcitypopulation for latest population of Dallas. The city is one of the most important industrial and commercial centers in the Southwestern United States. Trade has traditionally been the main pillar of the economy;… Read More »

Denver, Colorado

Introduction Denver, capital of the state of Colorado, at 1,609 m at the confluence of the South Platte and Cherry Creek, with 467,000 inhabitants. (urban area: approx. 1.8 million inhabitants). See allcitypopulation for latest population of Denver. Commercial, distribution, financial and industrial center of the Midwest, with sizeable meat industry; furthermore, the aircraft and aerospace industry and… Read More »

Detroit, Michigan

Introduction Detroit, Michigan city on the Detroit River, with 1 million inhabitants. (urban area: approx. 4.7 million inhabitants). The city is one of the seven largest in the United States. See allcitypopulation for latest population of Detroit. Functions Detroit has historically been of particular importance as a center of trade; the port is Michigan’s busiest. In addition,… Read More »

Hartford, Connecticut

Introduction Hartford, capital of the state of Connecticut, on the Connecticut, with 140,000 inhabitants. (aggl.: approx. 730,000 inhabitants). See allcitypopulation for latest population of Hartford. The city is the main center of transportation (inland port, rail lines, airport), commerce, industry and education of the state. It is home to many banking and insurance institutions, making the city… Read More »

Houston, Texas

Introduction Houston, city in the United States of America, in the state of Texas, at the beginning of the Houston Ship Channel, with 1.6 million inhabitants. (aggl.: approx. 3.7 million inhabitants). See allcitypopulation for latest population of Houston. The city is one of the five largest cities in the United States and was named after General S.… Read More »

Kansas City, Missouri

Introduction Kansas City, city in the state of Missouri, part of the urban agglomeration of Kansas City, in the middle of the country, with 435,000 inhabitants. The city is one of the largest three in the state. See allcitypopulation for latest population of Kansas City. Center of trade, industry and transport, also educational and cultural center. The… Read More »

Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, city in the United States of America, in the state of Nevada, with 260,000 inhabitants. Las Vegas is the capital of County Clark, which also includes Henderson and North Las Vegas, and is home to approximately 80% of Nevada’s population. See allcitypopulation for latest population of Las Vegas. The city is primarily important as a… Read More »

Los Angeles, California

Introduction Los Angeles (abbr.: LA), city in the United States of America, in the south of the state of California, on the Pacific Ocean, with 3.5 million inhabitants. The Los Angeles-Anaheim-Riverside metropolitan area has approximately 14.5 million inhabitants, or nearly half of the state’s total population. The city is one of the largest three cities… Read More »

Miami, Florida

Introduction Miami, a port city in the state of Florida, on the Biscayne Bay (Atlantic Ocean), with 360,000 inhabitants. See allcitypopulation for latest population of Miami. The Miami-Fort Lauderdale or Greater Miami metropolitan area has 3.1 million inhabitants. and includes renowned beach resorts such as Miami Beach, Coral Gables, Miami Springs and Hialeah, which attract approximately 10… Read More »

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Introduction Milwaukee, city in the United States of America, in the state of Wisconsin, on a bay of Lake Michigan, where the rivers Milwaukee, Menomonee and Kinnickinnic flow here, with 628,000 inhabitants. (agglom.: 1.6 million inhabitants). See allcitypopulation for latest population of Milwaukee. Milwaukee is Wisconsin’s largest city and one of the nation’s major industrial centers. The… Read More »

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis, city in the state of Minnesota, on the Mississippi, opposite the twin city of Saint Paul on the east bank, with 368,000 inhabitants. (agglom. Minneapolis-Saint Paul: 2.4 million inhabitants). The cities together are often referred to as Twin Cities. See allcitypopulation for latest population of Minneapolis. Minneapolis is the state’s largest city and center of commerce,… Read More »

New York City, New York

Introduction New York or New York State (abbreviation: NY or NY), state of the United States of America, 127,438 km2, with 18 million inhabitants; capital city: Albania. See allcitypopulation for latest population of New York City. Physical Geography The islands of Staten Island and Long Island are virtually flat. East of the Hudson, near the New England… Read More »

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Introduction Philadelphia, city in the United States of America, in the state of Pennsylvania, at the mouth of the Schuylkill in the Delaware, with 1.5 million inhabitants. (agglom.: approx. 5.9 million inhabitants). See allcitypopulation for latest population of Philadelphia. Philadelphia is one of the largest five cities in the country by population and is a major industrial,… Read More »

Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, the capital and largest city of the state of Arizona, on the Salt River, with a population of 984,000. (agglom.: approx. 2.1 million inhabitants). See allcitypopulation for latest population of Phoenix. Industrial, commercial and service center, including the manufacture of electronic equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals and agricultural machinery and the aircraft and aerospace industry. The city is… Read More »

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Introduction Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania city at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela to the Ohio, with 370,000 inhabitants. (agglom.: approx. 2.2 million inhabitants) See allcitypopulation for latest population of Pittsburgh. Functions Pittsburgh, the second largest city in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia, has historically been an important industrial city (petroleum industry since 1859; steel industry since 1875). In addition,… Read More »

Portland, Oregon

Introduction Portland, Oregon city, on the Willamette, near the confluence with the Columbia (border with Canada), with 438,000 inhabitants. See allcitypopulation for latest population of Portland. It is the largest city, major port (accessible by ocean-going vessels) and industrial center of Oregon, also a major distribution center and railroad hub, with metal, machine, woodworking, food, electronics and… Read More »

Sacramento, California

Sacramento, city in the United States of America, capital of the state of California, on the Sacramento, with 370,000 inhabitants. Varied industry, including production of military, railway and aerospace equipment, foodstuffs (preserves, sugar) and metal and wood products. Traffic interchange (railways, canal to San Francisco Bay; airport). Crocker Art Gallery (European and American painting, oriental… Read More »

Atlanta, Georgia

Introduction Atlanta, capital of the state of Georgia, with 394,000 inhabitants. It is the state’s largest city and the major industrial, traffic, trade, and financial center of the southeastern United States. The industry produces foodstuffs and stimulants (coca-cola), textiles, fertilizers, means of transport and chemicals. See allcitypopulation for latest population of Atlanta. South of the city is… Read More »

Salt Lake City, Utah

Introduction Salt Lake City, capital of the state of Utah, southeast of the Great Salt Lake, at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains, with a population of 160,000. See allcitypopulation for latest population of Salt Lake City. The city fulfills an important function as an administrative (seat of the federal government) and commercial center (mainly wholesale; annual… Read More »

San Antonio, Texas

Introduction San Antonio, Texas city with 936,000 people. Industrial, commercial and cultural center. Food, clothing, leather goods, furniture, chemical and electrical industries; also important petroleum refining. In addition, tourism and some military institutions are important. See allcitypopulation for latest population of San Antonio. The city is the seat of a Roman Catholic Archbishop, of the Roman Catholic… Read More »