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___ Searchable Map and Satellite View of the City of Charlotte, North Carolina
|Satellite view showing Charlotte, largest city, a transportation hub, and the seat of Mecklenburg County in North Carolina in the United States. The most unknown major city outside the US is located some miles east of the Catawba River in the Piedmont region in the south-central part of North Carolina, about 400 mi (645 km) south west of Washington D.C. and 245 mi (395 km) north east of Atlanta, GA.
The Waxhaws area was settled by European immigrants in the mid 18th century near the intersection of the Great Wagon Road (Carolina Road) and the Indian Trading Path, it became the core of what is now Uptown Charlotte. The east–west trading path became Charlotte's Trade Street, and the Great Wagon Road became Tryon Stree.
The city was named for the German Princess Charlotte Sophia of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, German noblewoman, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, and wife of the British King George III.
Today Charlotte has a population of 827,000 inhabitants. In the Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill metropolitan area live 2.4 million people (in 2015).
Only a few know that the 'Queen City of the Southeast' has become the second largest financial hub in the United States. Bank of America, United States' second-largest bank, and Wells Fargo Securities, the investment banking division of Wells Fargo, have their headquarters in the city.
Places of Worship: Cathedral of Saint Patrick, Hickory Grove Baptist Church, Calvary Church, Elevation Church, and Billy Graham Library.
Levine Museum of the New South, Discovery Place, the Mint Museum, Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Carolinas Aviation Museum, Charlotte Nature Museum, and Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture.
Carowinds amusement park and the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
The Map shows a city map of Charlotte with expressways, main roads and streets, Charlotte Douglas International Airport (IATA code: CLT) is located 7 mi (11 km) by road, west of the city.
Just zoom in to see the intersection of Trade and Tryon streets, the former native American trails in Uptown Charlotte, known as "The Square".
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Thursday-June-29 2017 05:46Standard time zone Eastern (EST): UTC/GMT -5 hours
Daylight Saving Time (EDT) in use from the second Sunday in March, ends on the first Sunday in November; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours
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|Google Map: Searchable Map of the City of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
City Coordinates: 35°13′37″N 80°50′36″W
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The official tourism site for the Queen City.
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Charlotte's largest newspaper.
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