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About Little Rock
|Satellite view showing Little Rock, seat of Pulaski County, largest city and capital of the State of Arkansas in the United States. The city is located in the center of the state, 137 mi (220 km) west of Memphis (TN), on the southern bank of the Arkansas River, opposite the city of North Little Rock which is across the river.
The French adventurer La Harpe established a trading post in 1719 on the Red River near what is now Texarkana in Texas, - then he moved on and in 1722 (aged 38) he built a trading post at the Arkansas River near the rock formation that inspired the name of the city (Petite Roche).
Almost one hundred years later Little Rock was surveyed and in 1821 the town became the capital of the Arkansas Territory.
Today Little Rock is a mid-sized American city with a population of 198,000 inhabitants (in 2015), about 731,000 people live in the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway metropolitan area.
LR is home to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, a national public research university, and the impressive building of the Clinton Presidential Center, the presidential library of Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States.
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Friday-July-28 13:06Standard time zone: Central Standard Time (CST); UTC/GMT -6 hours Central Daylight Time (CDT) in use from the second Sunday in March, ends on the first Sunday in November; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours
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|Google Map: Searchable Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.
City Coordinates: 34°44′10″N 92°19′52″W
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