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General information:
Full name: Portland
State: Oregon
Established: 1851
Population (the surroundings): 2.2 million people..
Area: 376 sq km
In the north-western United States, Oregon, near the Columbia River and the confluence of the Willamette is the city of Portland, which is considered one of the most beautiful and greenest cities in America. The city was founded in 1851, now it is the administrative center of Multnomah County. At the same time it is a little to the west extends to the territory of Washington County and south of the territory of the Clackamas County. The government of the city of Portland consists of nonelected administration, which is headed by a mayor and four other leaders.
In Portland, a very well-planned land use and investment in “Portland tram”, the so-called light rail, which is supported by a regional management organization Metro. In addition, visitors to the city, he is well known as a place where a huge number of breweries and distilleries, and the locals are true connoisseurs of coffee.
Three years ago in Portland performed population count. According to approximate data at the time it was about 600 thousand people, this result brought the city on the 30th place in the number of people from other cities in America. And potnosti Portland population is the most populous city of the State of Oregon and is ranked third after Vancouver and Seattle, which, in turn, are the largest cities of the Pacific Northwest. The Portland metropolitan area is concentrated about 2 million people in mid-2006, the city held the 23th place among the most populated cities in the United States.
In Portland, there are no outstanding historical buildings, but despite this, the city looks quite harmoniously by combining the artificial landscape and nature in urban planning. One of the most famous places is the recreation area called Esplanade Istbank, it is built on the banks of Willamette River, where the industrial zone located before. With a fairly small budget, about $ 30 million, it was possible to build a structure on the esplanade of the old dam and embankment. It passes under the beautiful bridges of Portland, on the Esplanade Istbank magnificent view of the historic city center.
The city is also known for its parks such as Mt. Tabor Park, whose territory is now an extinct volcano, the world fleet of Mill Ends Park, an area of ​​only 0.3 square meters. m.
Portland Sea climate, which is characterized by dry and warm summers and mild, rainy winters, ideal for breeding and cultivation of roses. For over 100 years, this city is widely known for its flower gardens, the most famous of them – the International Research Park roses, and the city for it was given the nickname “City of Roses”.

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