Charlotte is the biggest city of North Carolina. Second biggest city in the South eastern United States, behind Jacksonville. The city is the third quickest growing major city in the country. In the year 2014, the evaluated population of Charlotte as per the U.S. Evaluation Bureau was 809,958, making it the seventeenth biggest city in the country taking into account population. The metropolitan zone positions 22nd biggest in the United States and had a 2014 population of 2,380,314.
The city is home to the corporate base of Bank of America and the east coast operations of Wells Fargo, which among other budgetary operations makes it the second biggest banking sector center in the country. Charlotte Douglas International Airport is a noteworthy worldwide hub and was positioned the 23rd busiest airplane terminal on the planet by passenger traffic in the year 2013.
POPULATION OF CHARLOTTE IN 2016:
The city had a population of 755,928 in 2011, 774,442 in 2012, 792,862 in 2013, 809,958 in 2014 and 827,097 in 2015.
Going by the data available till the year 2015, it is estimated that the population in the year 2016 is going to reach 836,973.
It is also named as the Queen City. The city and it’s occupant county got it’s name to pay tribute to Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, who had become queen consort of Great Britain the year prior to the city’s establishing. A second name derives from gets from the American Revolutionary War, when British authority General Cornwallis captured the city yet was driven out by threatening occupants, inciting him to write that Charlotte was a hornet’s nest of rebellion, prompting to the name as The Hornet’s Nest.
It has a muggy subtropical climate. Charlotte is situated a few miles east of the Catawba River and southeast of Lake Norman, the biggest man-made lake in North Carolina. The city, similar to a great part of the Piedmont region of the southeastern United States, has a muggy subtropical climate with four distinct seasons. The city is specifically in the way of subtropical moisture from the Gulf of Mexico as it heads up the eastern seaboard, in this way the city gets adequate precipitation consistently throughout the year but also sunny days. Precipitation is for the most part less continuous in pre-winter than spring. By and large, it gets 41.6 inches of precipitation every year, which is to some degree equally dispersed consistently, in spite of the fact that late spring is somewhat wetter; yearly precipitation has historically run from 26.23 in in the year 2001 to 68.44 in the year 1884.
Additionally, there is a normal of 4.3 inches of snow, principally in January and February and seldom December or March, with more regular ice storms and sleet blended in with downpour; occasional snowfall has ranged from trace amounts as of late as 2011–12 to 22.6 in in 1959–60. These storms can have a noteworthy effect on the region, as they frequently draw tree limbs down on electrical cables and make driving risky.
The city has turned into a noteworthy financial and the second biggest banking center in the country after New York City. The country’s second biggest financial institution by resources, Bank of America, calls the city as it’s home.
It was likewise the previous corporate home of Wachovia until it’s 2008 acquisition by Wells Fargo in San Francisco CA; Wells Fargo incorporated legacy Wachovia, with the two banks completely converged toward the end of the year 2011, which included transitioning the greater part of the Wachovia branches in the Carolinas to Wells Fargo branches by October 2011.
From that point forward, the city turned into the provincial headquarters for East Coast Operations of Wells Fargo, which is placed in San Francisco. The city additionally serves as the home office for Wells Fargo’s capital markets activities including sales, trade and investment banking. Bank of America’s base, alongside other regional banking and financial services are situated or found principally in the Uptown central business district.