Research Triangle

Sprawling in the heart of 's Piedmont, the Research Triangle is a metro area of about two million people. Largely suburban in nature, the Triangle is unique for a metro area in that, rather than having one primary city at its center, the…

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The capital of and the largest city of the Research Triangle, is the primary political and economic driver of the metro area. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Of the three cities that make up 's Research Triangle, has traditionally been the grittier, more working-class one. Photo: Specious, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Scenic and regularly decked out in "Carolina blue", is a lovely college town in that makes up the westernmost point of the Research Triangle. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in the Research Triangle of . Photo: Yassie, CC BY 2.5.


is a city of about 30,000 people in the countryside, in between the , Research Triangle, and . Photo: Bigbird78, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, a city with a population of 15,368 at the 2010 census, is the county seat of , , United States.

is a city of about 7,898 people in . Photo: Fvman, Public domain.

is a town in , United States. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a town in Franklin and Wake Counties of , immediately to the north of the state capital .

is a town in , United States, near the intersection of Interstates 95 and 40. Photo: Gerry D, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town of 4,300 people near the Haw River in the Research Triangle in . Photo: Gerry Dincher, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a small town in Johnston County, with a population of approximately 1,200 people.

is a town in . is an incredibly historic town, important to the history of North Carolina. Photo: Mx. Granger, CC0.

Research Triangle

Latitude of center
35.8753° or 35° 52' 30.9" north
Longitude of center
-78.7751° or 78° 46' 30.5" west
Open­Street­Map ID
node 2379521221
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