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Quick Facts About Seattle

Seattle is one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S. It is in the pacific region it is the largest city with it’s population exceeding 3.5 million. It is located on the inlet of the Pacific Ocean, the city offers the 8th largest port in the U.S.

It is characterized by a hilly landscape being situated in an area occupied by seven hills. Being near the ocean, its climate is mild, and others refer to it as temperate marine. This form of climate is composed of wet winters, cool and warm temperatures and dry summer.

It is a hub to numerous industries both the new and older industrial companies. These include clean technology companies, internet and technology, design and service companies. The port facilitates trade especially from Asia, which can be termed as part of the contributory factors to a large gross product of the city.

The city has many names that are all due to certain features. For instance, it is called the rain city due to its cloudy nature and rainy weather. It is also called the city of flowers to encourage the residents to plant more flowers and beautify the city. It is also a major attraction sites with various events such as the Seattle International Film Festival attracting people from all over the U.S.