Where is Charlotte, North Carolina

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Location : Charlotte Latitude : 35.23N Longitude : 80.84W

Where is Charlotte, North Carolina

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Charlotte, NC

Referred to as 'Queen City', Charlotte is the largest city in the state of North Carolina. From hip boutiques of Plaza Midwood to textile mills of the NoDa, it is an ambitious city with touch of down-home vibe.

Getting In and Around

Charlotte is located in the Piedmont region of North Carolina in the eastern United States.

By Air – Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is a gateway to North Carolina.

By Rail – Three Amtrak routes serve the city: Crescent, Carolinian, and Piedmont.

By Road – The Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) provides mass transit in the city. Two interstate highways I-85 and I-77 intersect near downtown.

Best Time to Visit

In fall (specifically September and October), best deals on hotels can be availed and city is less crowded. Spring is another time to visit Charlotte as temperatures are mild and festivals abound.

What's in Charlotte

Home to the corporate headquarters of Bank of America, Charlotte is the second largest banking center in the US after New York.

Even though it's a business town, art and history lovers shouldn’t despair. The ultramodern Uptown district houses the Discovery Place and the Mint Museum. The Charlotte Museum of History features collections related to region's history and the NASCAR Hall of Fame attracts car enthusiasts from all over the country.
The 398-acre amusement park Carowinds features roller coasters, water slides, and an outdoor amphitheater. The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture, Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Carolinas Aviation Museum, and the Charlotte Motor Speedway are other points of interest in Charlotte.

Freedom Park is popular among dog-walkers and joggers, thanks to various walking and biking trails. Romare Bearden Park often hosts cultural events and offers spectacular sunset views.

Charlotteans enjoy outdoor thrills like kayaking, rafting, zip-lining, and rock climbing at the U.S. National Whitewater Center. The 7th Street Public Market (open daily) is a good place to bargain for home-grown produce, wines, and savory treats.

Facts About Charlotte

City Name Charlotte
ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited State (USA)
StateNorth Carolina
CountyMecklenburg County
Capital and largest cityNA
Area297.7 sq mi (771 km2)
Population809,958 (2014)
Lat Long35°13′37″N 80°50′36″W
Official LanguageEnglish
Area code(s) 704, 980
Time ZoneEST (UTC-5) Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
AirportCharlotte Douglas International Airport
CurrencyUnited State Dollar (USD)

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Last Updated on: December 10, 2016