City in and county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
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
Spectrum Center (arena)
Entertainment and sports venue located in center city Charlotte, North Carolina
Bank of America Corporate Center
Place in North Carolina
North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
Third Street/Convention Center station
Battle of Charlotte
Levine Museum of the New South
Charlotte School of Law
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