Charlotte

City in and county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States

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The skyline of Uptown Charlotte

Charlotte is an ambitious and rapidly growing city in the southern part of the Piedmont of North Carolina. It is the largest city in the state, with a population of 809,856 (2014 estimate) residents within the city limits. As of 2006, the Charlotte-Gastonia-Salisbury combined statistical area (CSA) had a regional population of 2,589,763, and Charlotte is the county seat of Mecklenburg County. It is the center of finance, industry, technology, and entertainment for the region. It is a renowned financial powerhouse and banking center, with Bank of America's corporate headquarters and Wells Fargo's East Coast Operations in Uptown. It is regarded as the second most important financial hub in the United States, behind New York City. Primarily known in the past as a leading Southern textile and manufacturing center, Charlotte is has modernized and diversified its robust economy through successful applications of urban and economic planning, known as "Vision Plans." It is also developing its fledgling tourist industry; its central core is one of the most visitor-friendly districts in the Carolinas.


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  • Charlotte, North Carolina

    Largest city in North Carolina

  • Bank of America Corporate Center
  • Uptown Charlotte

    Place in North Carolina

  • Johnson C. Smith University

    Historically black university in Charlotte, North Carolina

  • Truist Center
  • North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
  • Truist Field

    Baseball stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina

  • Irwin Belk Complex
  • Battle of Charlotte
  • Levine Museum of the New South

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