Charlotte, North Carolina

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Charlotte, North Carolina Quick Facts

  • Population: 850,000
  • Pro Sports Teams: 3
  • Nickname: Queen City
  • Celebrity: Charlotte Flair

Other Charlotte Facts

Downtown Charlotte is called ‘uptown’

Cheese Capital
Charlotte is the Pimento Cheese Capital of the World

NFL Owner
The Carolina Panthers are the only NFL team owned by a former player

Charlotte is the nation’s 2nd largest banking city.

Olympic Training
Olympic athletes often train at the U.S. National Whitewater Center.

Charlotte By the Numbers


Number of breweries in Charlotte


Height (in feet) of Charlotte’s tallest building

Square Miles

Size of Charlotte, North Carolina


Average rainfall (in inches) per year in Charlotte