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Baltimore is one of the largest cities in the Maryland, United States. The Baltimore is situated the Chesapeake Bay, and its Inner Harbor is the center of restaurant, shopping and business districts. It is the center of a metropolitan area of 2.5 million people and 21st major in the country. The city total population is 620,961 in 2010 estimation. The city nickname is "Charm City". The city of Baltimore was recognized by the colonial government in 1729 and thrived as a port city. It is a very important city long recognized for its ethnic neighborhoods and, more recently, for its innovations in the preservation and restoration of urban homes. The city's world-renowned Inner Harbor is bordered by historic neighborhoods where you will find city living at its best with distinctive shops and restaurants for every style and taste. Baltimore has become a top tourist destination in Maryland. The city enjoys an exciting arts scene and grips its history and authority on American culture. This is a city that is increasing and developing with new hotels, and new and growing attractions. There are National Aquarium, the Maryland Science Center, Harbor place, the Baltimore Orioles and the Baltimore Ravens in Baltimore. Baltimore's Inner Harbor was once the second significant port of entry for immigrants to the United States and a main industrialized center.
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Baltimore Area Recreation, Culture and Attractions
The Baltimore city is one of the largest city and cultural center of Unites States. The Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance exists to make a unified cultural society that strengthens the livability and profitable vivacity of Baltimore and its five neighboring counties. The Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance serves arts and cultural institutions. The Baltimore has number of facets of the individual flavor of the city culture. Baltimore museums and attractions ranging from the African American History captured in wax at Great Blacks in Wax Museum or the devious oddities of the American Visionary Art Museum. The city has 72 designated historic districts conventionally occupied by distinct ethnic groups with number of religion cultures. Baltimore has become a top tourist destination in Maryland. Some of the attractions in Baltimore the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Peabody Conservatory of Music, the Maryland Science Center, Baltimore Opera Company, Center Stage, The Morris Mechanic Theater, the Walters Art Gallery, the Baltimore Museum of Art, several repertory theaters, over a dozen museums, the National Aquarium and Baltimore Zoo. And the city is home to many parks, largest of which are Druid Hill, Herring Run, Clifton, Gwynns Falls, and Leakin parks. In Druid Hill Park, in the northwest, are a zoo and a greenhouse. Oriole Park at Camden Yards is the home of the Orioles, an American League baseball team. The Ravens play at PSINet Stadium. Pamlico Race Course is the picture of the annual Preakness Stakes. There are number of higher learning institutions in Baltimore. The National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland Science Center and hotels soon followed and development with new attractions continues, with an NFL football stadium. The Baltimore city is a largest tourist destination, annually almost 13 million visitors are attracted the city.

Baltimore Area Demographics
Baltimore total population - 637,418 Baltimore male population - 297,280 Baltimore female population - 340,138 Baltimore White population - 195,628 Baltimore Hispanic population - 19,275 Baltimore Asian population - 11,926 Baltimore Black population - 395,589 Baltimore American population - 1,547 Baltimore Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population - 308 Baltimore Other race population - 1,448

Baltimore Area Education
Baltimore has number of higher learning institutions both public and private. The public schools are managed by the Baltimore City Public School System in Baltimore. The Baltimore Education Network was established by parents and education advocates in 1997. Baltimore City College is the third oldest public high school in the country and western high school, the oldest public all-girls school in the nation. Some of the private schools, colleges and universities are Johns Hopkins University; Goucher, Loyola, and Notre Dame Colleges; and the Maryland Institute College of Art. State-supported schools include the University of Maryland, Baltimore County; the University of Maryland at Baltimore (professional schools); the University of Baltimore; Morgan and Towson state universities; and Coppin State College in Baltimore and public institutions are Baltimore City Community College, Coppin State University, Morgan State University, University of Baltimore and University of Maryland, Baltimore.

Baltimore Area Symbol
Baltimore nick name - "Charm City", "Mobtown", "B'more", "The City of Firsts", "Monument City", "Ravenstown"
Baltimore motto - "The Greatest City in America", "Get in on it".


Baltimore Area Flag

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Baltimore Area History
The Baltimore was settled in the early on 17th century and it was established in July 1729 and is named after Lord Baltimore who was the first Proprietary Governor of the Province of Maryland. This is the outstanding port soon made it a center for the shipping of tobacco and grain. The Baltimore's history was played a major role to the nation's wars. Baltimore played a main role in events important to and as well as the American Revolution. When the British engaged Philadelphia, Baltimore became the meeting place of the Continental Congress. The city remained an element of Baltimore County until 1851 when it was made a self-governing city. Following 1812 War the city practiced extraordinary improvement mainly because of the National Road. Throughout the Civil War, Baltimore was powerfully pro-Southern in sentiment; the 6th Massachusetts Regiment, transitory during the city in April 1861, was attacked by a crowd. In World Wars I and II, Baltimore was a significant shipbuilding and supply-shipping center. During the 1960s and 70s, ye Baltimore decomposing fast, down population and commerce, mainly to near suburbs. From 1960-80 periods the city urban redevelopment incorporated the construction of Harbor place in the Inner Harbor area, the National Aquarium, shopping pavilions, hotels, a convention center, the Maryland Science Center, and the American Visionary Art Museum. The city developed in area by annexing new bounds from the neighboring counties, the last being in 1918, when the city acquired portions of Baltimore County and Anne Arundel County. Now the Baltimore city is largest tourist destination in the State of Maryland.

Baltimore Area Tourism
The Baltimore Tourism Association is founded in 1979. It is an association devoted to GROUP SALES and MARKETING for the Baltimore Metropolitan/Annapolis area. It can provide as the definitive preparation guide and resource for your group. The Baltimore is a major tourist destination in the State of Maryland. The city's local galleries and museums hordes historic and educational tours to sporting events and great food, it's often difficult to navigate during all the information and create a cohesive plan for your meeting or group. Some of the tourist attractions are in Baltimore the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Peabody Conservatory of Music, the Maryland Science Center, Baltimore Opera Company, Center Stage, The Morris Mechanic Theater, the Walters Art Gallery, the Baltimore Museum of Art, several repertory theaters, over a dozen museums, the National Aquarium and Baltimore Zoo. And the city is home to many parks, largest of which are Druid Hill, Herring Run, Clifton, Gwynns Falls, and Leakin parks. In Druid Hill Park, in the northwest, are a zoo and a greenhouse. Oriole Park at Camden Yards is the home of the Orioles, an American League baseball team. The Ravens play at PSINet Stadium. Pamlico Race Course is the picture of the annual Preakness Stakes. The National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland Science Center and hotels soon followed and development with new attractions continues, with an NFL football stadium. The Baltimore Tourism doesn't shut down at night and enjoy ferment pubs and taverns, comedy clubs, dance clubs, live music and sports bars after dark.

Baltimore Area Transportation
The Department of Transportation is serve the City of Baltimore with a complete and modern transportation system that integrates all modes of travel and provides mobility and convenience in a suitable, safe and commercial method. The city has the easily available by plane, train and highways. The Baltimore was well-known for its competent public transportation system. The Maryland Transit Administration and Charm City Circulators are providing the city of Baltimore public transit industry. The city is served by three major airports; they are Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport located in Maryland, the Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Northern Virginia. The City is simply available by both train and car and is surrounded by driving detachment of more than one-third of the nation's population. Penn Station is the one of Amtrak's busiest stations in Baltimore. There are no better ways to become about in Baltimore or to see the city than from the water. Baltimore offers a several diverse ways to sail around town, as well as Baltimore Water Taxis.

Baltimore Area Taxes
Baltimore City Local Income Tax Rate: 3.05%
Baltimore City Hotel Tax Rate: 7.5%
Baltimore City Real Property Tax Rate: 2.288%

Baltimore Area Universities
Coppin State University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States - 4,000 Students
Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States - 7,427 Students
University of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States - 5,415 Students
University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States - 5,884 Students
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Catonsville, Maryland, United States - 12,888 Students
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. - 19,019 Students
Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - 6,531 Students
St. Mary's Seminary and University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States - 294 Students

Baltimore Area tourist attractions
1st Mariner Arena Baltimore, Maryland
Fell's Point Historic Bed and Breakfast
Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards - Baltimore, Maryland - Luxury Accommodations Found Blocks Away From Orioles' Baseball Park
Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, Baltimore, MD - Baltimore, Maryland - Inner Harbor Hotel Offers Vast Event space Near Downtown
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD - Baltimore, Maryland -A Vast Art Collection and Sculpture Gardens Found Just North of the Inner Harbor in Baltimore
Baltimore Museum of Industry, Baltimore, MD - Baltimore, Maryland - An Interactive Stroll Through a State's Manufacturing History
Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport - Baltimore MD - Baltimore Airport Flights
Convenient Convention Destination
Unique History of Tattoo Art
Historic Church in Strong Catholic Community
Bingo Hall Fun for All
Popular Residential Area and Tourist Attraction
Comfortable Conveniently Located Hotel
Cabaret at Germano's, Baltimore, MD - Baltimore, MD - A Taste of Tuscany with Thursday Evening Performances in Little Italy
Marine Science Museum
Cylburn Arboretum, Baltimore, MD - Baltimore, Maryland - Peaceful Arboretum on Outskirts of Baltimore's Urban Bustle
Maryland Botanical Gardens
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Maryland
Fun Museum Celebrating Popular Culture
Premier Destination at the Inner Harbor
Maryland Shopping and Dining Destination
Hyatt Regency in Baltimore, MD - Baltimore, Maryland - Hyatt on the Harbor in Downtown Area of Baltimore
Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD - Baltimore, Maryland - Historic Harbor is Hub of Activity in Baltimore Downtown
InterContinental Harbor Court Baltimore - Baltimore, Maryland - Inner Harbor Hotel Offers Membership Packages for Spa and Fitness Center to Local Residents
Museum Celebrating History of Lacrosse
M&T Bank Stadium - Baltimore, Maryland - home of the NFL's Baltimore Ravens
Maryland Science Center, Baltimore, MD - Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD - Interactive Science Museum is on the Water Front at Inner Harbor, Baltimore
Exploratory Science and Technology Museum
Mount Vernon neighborhood, Baltimore, MD - Baltimore, Maryland - Cultural Center Just North of Downtown Baltimore
Popular Baltimore Neighborhood
National Aquarium in Baltimore - Baltimore, Maryland - national marine zoo located on the Chesapeake Bay
National Cryptologic Museum, Baltimore, MD - Baltimore, Maryland - NSA Spy Museum Free to the Public
Oriole Park in Baltimore, Maryland
Historic Tourist Photo Opportunity
Modern Luxry Hotel
Sight of The Preakness Race
Port Discovery, Baltimore, MD - Baltimore, Maryland - Interactive Education for Children at Inner Harbor Museum
Dining and Nightlife Destination
Convenient Harbor Hotel
Renaissance Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore, MD - Baltimore, Maryland - A Marriott Resort at Historic Inner Harbor
Educational Museum of Dental Health
Rejuvenated Mall Near Beltway
Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore, MD - Baltimore, Maryland - Sheraton Neighboring Orioles' Ball Park Offers Special Rates Regularly
Lodging Near Harborplace
Historic Garden to Delight Families
The Maryland Zoo - Baltimore, Maryland - large zoo with 200 animal species
The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD - Baltimore, Maryland - Diverse Art Works Displayed in Public Museum in Mount Vernon
Top of the World Observation Level and Museum, Baltimore, MD - Baltimore, Maryland - 27th Floor View of City Skyline and Harbor from Atop Baltimore's World Trade Center
Hotel Convenient to Art District
Former Beat Street Attracts Tourist
USS Constellation , Baltimore, MD - Baltimore, Maryland - Pre-Civil War Vessel Hosts Floating Museum in Harbor
Walters Art Gallery is world renowned for their collection from around the world
Resting Place of Edgar Allan Poe
Soaring Tower by the Harbor
Outdoor Sculpture at Art Museum

Baltimore Area Religions
Baltimore Southern Baptist Convention Population is 5%
Baltimore Catholic Church population is 52%
Baltimore United Methodist Church population is 10%
Baltimore other population is 33%

Baltimore Area Government
Baltimore is an independent city in Maryland. Intended for most governmental resolutions beneath Maryland law, Baltimore City is treated as a county-level entity. The United States Census Bureau uses counties as the essential unit for appearance of statistical information in the United States, and treats Baltimore as a county comparable for those purposes. Sheila Dixon is the first female mayor of Baltimore. Baltimore has had six legislative districts situated completely within its borders, giving the city six seats in the 47 member Maryland State Senate and 18 in the 141 member Maryland House of Delegates. Baltimore city government can be a really exasperating and intimidating task.

Baltimore Area Economy
Baltimore is mainly a manufacturing and commercial center and it is shifted to a service-oriented economy. Between the most important industrialized behaviors in the area are the making and fabricating of steel, shipbuilding, sugar refining and other food processing, copper and petroleum refining, and the making of chemicals, clothing, aerospace equipment, fertilizers, and electronic utensils. The city is as well a significant financial, wholesale, and retail center. Baltimore-Washington International Airport, several railways, a subway, three Interstate highways, and a number of expressways provide Baltimore. Tourism and transportation industries are paly a major role in Baltimore economy.

Baltimore Area Geography
Baltimore is Maryland's largest city. The city is confined from harsh weather variations year round by the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Appalachian Mountains due west. The city is situated on the descent line between the Piedmont Plateau and the Atlantic Coastal Plain, which divides Baltimore into "lower city" and "upper city". The city total area is 92.052 square miles in 2010 estimation. Nearly all of the area that adjoins the river is used for industrial manufacturing purposes. Residential areas fan out to the north, east, and west. Streets in the middle area form a rectangular network in another place they follow no dependable pattern.

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11/4/2011 SamiraWrite Comment
Baltimore climate
Baltimores climate is relatively as common as most eastern cites with high levels of perspiration. Evenly distributed through out the year perspiration amounts to 41 to 42 inches total. July and January are the extreme months of the year, with July being the hottest an January being the coldest. Summer is a season of humidity in the Baltimore area. Spring, summer, and fall bring many showers of heavy rain. In the winter, people worry about the frizzing rain, which is condisderd a hazard to motorists and pedestrians. In addition, snow remains on the floor for several days.
 
 
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