Des Moines

Des Moines, capital of , is in the western region of the American . Des Moines is the largest city in Iowa and the annual site of the Iowa State Fair.

Landmarks in the Area

Town hall
The Iowa State Capitol, commonly called the Iowa Statehouse, is in 's capital city, . Photo: Carol M. Highsmith, Public domain.

Sports centre
Wells Fargo Arena is a multi-purpose arena in , United States. Photo: Iowahwyman, CC BY-SA 3.0.

St. Ambrose Cathedral is a historic building located in downtown , United States. is situated 1¼ miles southwest of Des Moines. Photo: Jdsteakley, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Drake University is a private university in . is situated 2½ miles west of Des Moines. Photo: KMSatoh202, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Localities in the Area

Historic East Village is a commercial and residential neighborhood in central , United States, directly east of the Downtown Des Moines area. Photo: Iowahwyman, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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