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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:
  • One of the major companies headquartered in Denver is Qwest.

  • 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.

  • Some of the leading educational 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.

  • 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

Moon Travel
Released: May 28th, 2019
Paperback (276 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1640493700
  • EAN: 9781640493704
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  • Edition: 2
  • Number of Pages: 276
  • Author: Mindy Sink
  • Publication Date: May 28th, 2019
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  • Weight: 0.84216584084 Pounds
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Fodor's Colorado (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: July 27th, 2021
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  • ISBN: 1640974261
  • EAN: 9781640974265
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  • Edition: 14
  • Number of Pages: 448
  • Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
  • Publication Date: July 27th, 2021
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Walking Denver: 32 Tours of the Mile High City’s Best Urban Trails, Historic Architecture, and Cultural Highlights

By Mindy Sink

Wilderness Press
Released: April 24th, 2018
Paperback (192 pages)

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  • Brand: Wilderness Press
  • ISBN: 0899978681
  • EAN: 9780899978680
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  • Edition: 2
  • Number of Pages: 192
  • Author: Mindy Sink
  • Publication Date: April 24th, 2018
  • Release Date: April 24th, 2018
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  • Size: 7.4 Inches by 5.5 Inches by 0.5 Inches
  • Weight: 0.59965735264 Pounds
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Moon Colorado: Scenic Drives, National Parks, Best Hikes (Travel Guide)

By Terri Cook

Moon Travel
Released: April 7th, 2020
Paperback (432 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1640498370
  • EAN: 9781640498372
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  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: 10
  • Number of Pages: 432
  • Author: Terri Cook
  • Publication Date: April 7th, 2020
  • Release Date: April 7th, 2020
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  • Weight: 0.8377565956 Pounds
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The Best Denver Hikes (Colorado Mountain Club Pack Guides)

By Denver Group of the Colorado Mountain Club

Mountaineers Books
Released: May 1st, 2009
Paperback (144 pages)

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  • Manufacturer: Mountaineers Books
  • Brand: Mountaineers Books
  • ISBNs: 9780979966354, 0979966353
  • EAN: 9780979966354
  • PartNumber: illustrations
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  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: Illustrated
  • Number of Pages: 144
  • Author: Denver Group of the Colorado Mountain Club
  • Publication Date: May 1st, 2009
  • Release Date: May 1st, 2009
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The Kid's Guide to Denver, Boulder & Colorado's Ski Country (Kid's Guides Series)

By Eileen Ogintz

Globe Pequot
Released: December 2nd, 2014
Paperback (168 pages)

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  • Brand: Globe Pequot
  • ISBN: 1493006436
  • EAN: 9781493006434
  • PartNumber: black & white illustrations
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  • Edition: 1st
  • Number of Pages: 168
  • Author: Eileen Ogintz
  • Publication Date: December 2nd, 2014
  • Release Date: December 2nd, 2014
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  • Weight: 0.03086471668 Pounds
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Fodor's Colorado (Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: March 22nd, 2016
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  • Brand: Fodor's Travel
  • ISBNs: 9781101879658, 1101879653
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  • PartNumber: illustrations
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  • Edition: 12
  • Number of Pages: 480
  • Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
  • Publication Date: March 22nd, 2016
  • Release Date: March 22nd, 2016
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Base Camp Denver: 101 Hikes in Colorado's Front Range (Base Camp, 2)

By Pete KJ

Imbrifex Books
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  • ISBN: 1945501138
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  • PartNumber: 602287
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  • Edition: 1
  • Number of Pages: 384
  • Author: Pete KJ
  • Publication Date: April 2nd, 2019
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GREATER THAN A TOURIST- DENVER COLORADO USA: 50 Travel Tips from a Local

By Megan M. Perry

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Released: December 5th, 2018
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  • ISBN: 1790770904
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  • Number of Pages: 121
  • Authors: Megan M. Perry, Greater Than a Tourist
  • Publication Date: December 5th, 2018
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Best Urban Hikes: Denver (Colorado Mountain Club Pack Guide)

By Chris Englert

Mountaineers Books
Released: September 14th, 2017
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  • ISBN: 1937052524
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  • Number of Pages: 200
  • Author: Chris Englert
  • Publication Date: September 14th, 2017
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