Seattle

Seattle, sits at one of the most beautiful spots in the United States. Occupying a narrow isthmus between the Puget Sound and Lake Washington, it is the biggest city in the , with 750,000 people in Seattle and close to four million people in the metro area.
Photo: Rattlhed, Public domain.

Popular Destinations

Capitol Hill is Seattle's most densely populated neighborhood and the heart of the city's counterculture. Photo: Lumpytrout, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Packed between Elliott Bay and the hilly neighborhoods to the east, unsurprisingly contains the city's bustling financial and retail district. Photo: Lumpytrout, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Pioneer Square is Seattle's oldest neighborhood, showcasing a wealth of art galleries, bookstores, antique shops, cool restaurants, and buzzing nightclubs within easy walking distance of most Downtown Seattle hotels. Photo: Jmabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Northwest of , Queen Anne is a hilly residential neighborhood with marvelous views of the city's skyline. Photo: Lumpytrout, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The is an observation tower in Seattle, , United States. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Museum
The or MoPOP is a nonprofit museum in Seattle, Washington, dedicated to contemporary popular culture. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The is an art museum located in Seattle, , United States. Photo: Jmabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The Market Theater is a brick wall covered in used chewing gum located in an alleyway in Post Alley under in . Photo: Another Believer, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Destinations

The , or "U-District", surrounds the University of Washington in northeast Seattle. Photo: Lumpytrout, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a neighborhood in northwest Seattle. While mostly residential, the ship canal locks are a major tourist attraction. Photo: Lumpytrout, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the most populous district of Seattle. Photo: Lumpytrout, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a loosely-defined area, often including anything north of the Ship Canal that bisects the city. Photo: Lumpytrout, CC BY-SA 3.0.

occupies a broad swath of the city between I-5 to the west and Lake Washington to the east. Photo: Lumpytrout, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Seattle's Sodo used to be called "South of the Dome", referring to the now-demolished Kingdome; to keep some sense in the name, it is sometimes explained now as "South of Downtown". Photo: Lumpytrout, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Seattle's district, which bills itself as "The Center of the Universe", is known for its quirky atmosphere. Photo: Jmabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Neighborhood
is a neighborhood in Seattle, , so named because of its location on the eastern shore of . Photo: Jmabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is a densely populated residential district in Seattle, , United States. Photo: Dllu, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Neighborhood
is a neighborhood located in the southeastern part of Seattle, Washington in the district. Photo: Mattgrundy, CC BY 3.0.

Seattle

Latitude
47.6038° or 47° 36' 13.8" north
Longitude
-122.3301° or 122° 19' 48.2" west
Population
745,000
IATA airport code
SEA
United Nations Location Code
US SEA
Elevation
184 feet (56 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 29546940
Geo­Names ID
5809844
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Seattle
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  • Arabic: سياتل
  • Arabic: سياتيل، واشنطن
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  • Bengali: সিয়াটেল
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  • Gothic: 𐍃𐌴𐌹𐌰𐌹𐍄𐌻
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  • Mingrelian: სიეთლი
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  • Mongolian: Сиэтл
  • Navajo: Béésh Yótʼááh Ííʼáhí
  • Norwegian: Seattle
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  • Oromo: Siyaatil
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  • Tajik: Сиэтл, Вашингтон
  • Tajik: Сиэтл
  • Tamil: சியாட்டில்
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  • Tatar: Сиэтл
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  • Western Armenian: Սիէթըլ
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  • Western Mari: Сиэтл
  • Western Panjabi: سیاٹل
  • Wu Chinese: 西雅图
  • Yakut: Сиэтл
  • Yiddish: סיאטל
  • Yoruba: Seattle
  • Yue Chinese: 西雅圖

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