City of Dallas
THE CITY OF DALLAS AND THE DALLAS COWBOYS
Dallas’ new slogan “Live Large. Think Big.” describes the essence and vitality of a city built on big dreams, freshly blazed trails and an attitude that all things are possible. This richly diverse city offers a thriving culinary scene, leading arts district, countless luxury accommodations, professional sports, trendy entertainment districts and endless shopping opportunities.
City of Dallas Information
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Location: State of Texas, central southern USA.
Mayor: Tom Leppert
Nickname: Big D, D-Town
Dialling code: 1.
Population: 1,232,940 (city); 6,003,967 (metropolitan area).
Time zone: GMT – 6 (GMT – 5 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).
Electricity: 110 volts AC, 50Hz; flat two-pin plugs are standard.
Airport: Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport
Average January temperatures: 6.5ºC (43.5ºF).
Average July temperatures: 29.5ºC (85.5ºF).
Annual rainfall: 856mm (33 inches).
|Jan||55 °F (13 °C)||36 °F (2 °C)||1.89 in (48 mm)|
|Feb||61 °F (16 °C)||41 °F (5 °C)||2.31 in (59 mm)|
|Mar||69 °F (21 °C)||49 °F (9 °C)||3.13 in (80 mm)|
|Apr||77 °F (25 °C)||56 °F (13 °C)||3.46 in (88 mm)|
|May||84 °F (29 °C)||65 °F (18 °C)||5.30 in (135 mm)|
|Jun||92 °F (33 °C)||73 °F (23 °C)||3.92 in (100 mm)|
|Jul||96 °F (36 °C)||77 °F (25 °C)||2.43 in (62 mm)|
|Aug||96 °F (36 °C)||76 °F (24 °C)||2.17 in (55 mm)|
|Sep||89 °F (32 °C)||69 °F (21 °C)||2.65 in (67 mm)|
|Oct||79 °F (26 °C)||58 °F (14 °C)||4.65 in (118 mm)|
|Nov||66 °F (19 °C)||47 °F (8 °C)||2.61 in (66 mm)|
|Dec||57 °F (14 °C)||39 °F (4 °C)||2.53 in (64 mm)|
|Year||77 °F (25 °C)||57 °F (14 °C)||37.1 in (942 mm)|
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About Dallas Texas
Dallas is the No. 1 visitor destination in Texas.
The city of Dallas encompasses 384 square miles of rolling prairie, with native pecan, cottonwood and oak trees located along the Trinity River and the numerous creeks that feed it. The elevation ranges from 450 to 750 feet.
As the Southwest’s leading business and financial center, it boasts the largest wholesale market in the world and lays claim to being one of the top convention cities in the United States.
From historical ambiance and boutique charm to modern glamour and state-of-the-art amenities to the more modest and economical — Dallas offers a myriad of hotel choices. Dallas offers the finest in Southern hospitality and a wealth of over 65,000 hotel rooms ranging from first-class luxury to family pricing.
A wide range of hotels can be found in the Downtown/Convention Center area, in addition to concentrations near DFW International and Love Field Airports, Market Center, Galleria area, LBJ Freeway, North Central Expressway and Las Colinas.
Dallas is also well know for being the site of the JFK assassination. As pictured above the scene of this November 22nd, 1963 at 12:30pm event is now a huge part of the history and heritage of the City of Dallas, Texas.