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Denver


Cheesman Park Esplanade in Denver, Colorado:
Cheesman Park Esplanade in Denver, Colorado
Located in the South Platte River Valley on the High Plains just to the East of the Front Range of the Southern Rocky Mountains, Denver is the capital and most populous city in the state of Colorado. As of the 2005 census, its population was 557,917. Additionally, the Denver-Aurora Metropolitan Statistical Area, which combines the city and county of Denver with nine suburban counties, had an estimated 2006 population of 2,408,750, and the Denver-Aurora-Boulder Combined Statistical Area had an estimated population in 2006 of 2,927,911.

Denver has been nicknamed "The Mile-High City", because its official elevation, as engraved on the fifteenth step of the state capitol building, is one mile (1,609 meters) above sea level.

Attractions in Denver include:
Downtown Denver, Colorado:
Downtown Denver, Colorado


Denver Facts


Here is some more information about Denver:
  • Important education institutions in Denver include Auraria Campus, Regis University and University of Denver. Auraria Campus houses facilities of three separate universities and colleges: the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Community College of Denver, and Metropolitan State College of Denver. Regis University a coeducational Roman Catholic university. University of Denver is an independent coeducational university.

  • Professional sports franchises in Denver include the baseball team, the Colorado Rockies, the basketball team, the Denver Nuggets, the ice hockey team, the Colorado Avalanche, and the NFL American football team, the Denver Broncos.

  • One of the major companies that have sited their headquarters in Denver is Qwest.

  • The principal airport for Denver is Denver International Airport.

  • Denver's nicknames include "Broncoville", "D-Town", "Queen City of the Plains", "Queen City of the West", "The Mile-High City", and "Wall Street of the West".

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Moon Denver, Boulder & Colorado Springs (Travel Guide)

By Mindy Sink

AMERICAN WEST BOOKS
Released: May 28th, 2019
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  • Number of Pages: 276
  • Author: Mindy Sink
  • Publication Date: May 28th, 2019
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Rock Climbing Colorado: A Guide To More Than 1,800 Routes (State Rock Climbing Series)

By Stewart M. Green

Falcon Guides
Released: August 9th, 2019
Paperback (600 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1493037358
  • EAN: 9781493037353
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  • Edition: Third
  • Number of Pages: 600
  • Author: Stewart M. Green
  • Publication Date: August 9th, 2019
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Fodor's Colorado (Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: February 19th, 2019
Paperback (416 pages)

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  • Edition: 13
  • Number of Pages: 416
  • Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
  • Publication Date: February 19th, 2019
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Moon Colorado: Scenic Drives, National Parks, Best Hikes (Travel Guide)

By Terri Cook

Moon Travel
Released: April 7th, 2020
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  • ISBN: 1640498370
  • EAN: 9781640498372
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  • Edition: 10
  • Number of Pages: 432
  • Author: Terri Cook
  • Publication Date: April 7th, 2020
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Weird Colorado: Your Travel Guide to Colorado's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets (Volume 13)

By Charmaine Ortega Getz

Sterling
Released: May 4th, 2010
Hardcover (272 pages)

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  • ISBNs: 1402754639, 9781402754630
  • EAN: 9781402754630
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  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Number of Pages: 272
  • Author: Charmaine Ortega Getz
  • Publication Date: May 4th, 2010
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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Denver and Boulder: Including Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, and Rocky Mountain National Park

By Kim Lipker

Menasha Ridge Press
Released: June 15th, 2010
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  • ISBN: 089732885X
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  • Edition: Second
  • Number of Pages: 256
  • Author: Kim Lipker
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Lonely Planet Colorado (Regional Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Greg Benchwick & Christopher Pitts

Lonely Planet
Released: May 15th, 2018
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  • ISBNs: 178657344X, 9781786573445
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  • PartNumber: 49100217
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  • Edition: 3
  • Number of Pages: 384
  • Authors: Lonely Planet, Benedict Walker, Greg Benchwick, Carolyn McCarthy, Christopher Pitts, Liza Prado
  • Publication Date: May 15th, 2018
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John Fielder's Best of Colorado, 5th Edition

By John Fielder

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  • Number of Pages: 464
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The Great Book of Colorado: The Crazy History of Colorado with Amazing Random Facts & Trivia (A Trivia Nerds Guide to the History of the United States)

By Bill O'Neill

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  • Number of Pages: 181
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Base Camp Denver: 101 Hikes in Colorado's Front Range (Base Camp (2))

By Pete KJ

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