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|Colorado Springs City Facts|
|Country||USA (United State of America)|
|Counties||El Paso County|
|Total Area||186.1 sq miles|
|Lat Long Coordinates||38.8339┬░ N, 104.8208┬░ W|
|Time Zome||MST (UTC−07:00)|
|Major Religion||Roman Catholic, Christian|
|Museums||Western Museum of Mining and Industry,World Figure Skating Museum & Hall of Fame,Peterson Air & Space Museum|
|Universities||University of Colorado at Colorado Springs,Colorado Springs University|
Colorado Springs is a city of US state of Colorado. It was founded in August 1871 by General William Palmer. The majority of English tourist visit to the city gave it the name "Little London". The city gradually developed into one of the most popular travel destinations in the United States. It is a large city and is also a large part of the metropolitan area of the Front Range. It is also the county seat of El Paso CountyGR1.
Colorado Springs Municipal Airport, the second largest airport in the state serves the city. The extensive bus system called Metro, taxicabs are the other means of transportation in the city. It also has an extensive road network that includes expressways, highways, toll roads etc.
Colorado Springs has a number of hotels that are aimed at tourists. These hotels offer all modern amenities including swimming pool, malls, Internet etc. SilverWood Hotel & Conference Center, Radisson Inn Colorado Springs Airport, The Broadmoor Cheyenne Mountain Resort, Homewood Suites by Hilton Colorado Springs, Bradford Homesuites Colorado Springs, Garden of the Gods Motel, Drury Inn Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs Travelodge, AmeriSuites Colorado Springs Garden of the Gods, Candlewood Suites Colorado Springs, Rainbow Motel Colorado Springs, Comfort Inn South, Holiday Inn Colorado Springs, Sheraton Colorado Springs Hotel and Courtyard Colorado Springs South are the world-class hotels in the city.
Places of Attraction:
The city has many Rocky Mountains and beautiful landscape. Pikes Peak is the main landmark of the city. American Numismatic Association, Cave of the Winds--a cave in the Pikes Peak, The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, the nation's only mountain zoo, The Citadel Mall, Garden of the Gods, a collection of large red sandstone formations, Glen Eyrie, home to William Jackson Palmer, Manitou Cliff Dwellings -accurate representation of the homes of the ancient Anasazi people. Pioneer's Museum, ProRodeo Hall of Fame and Museum of the American Cowboy, The Van Briggle Pottery are the interesting sights in the city. May Natural History Museum, Olympic Complex-training center of athletes and Air Force Academy are often visited by tourists.
Last Updated On : March 13, 2013