Seattle (/ s i ˈ æ t əl / see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States.It is the seat of King County, Washington.Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America.
Seattle is a major port city that has a history of boom and bust. Seattle has on several occasions been sent into severe decline, but has typically used those periods to successfully rebuild infrastructure. There have been at least five such cycles: The lumber-industry boom, followed by the construction of an Olmsted-designed park system.
Seattle has many sports teams, including the Seattle Mariners , the Seattle Seahawks (American football), the Sounders FC , and the Seattle Storm (women's basketball). Seattle has a lot of water around it, with Puget Sound and the Pacific Ocean to the west and Lake Washington to the east. About 750,000 people live in the city.
Seattle has the largest African American population of any city in the Pacific Northwest, it is largely concentrated in the Central District, High Point and Rainier Beach neighborhoods, which are at least 15% Black. . While Seattle's Hispanic population is only 6.6%, it is largely concentrated on the city's South Park neighborhood.
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Seattle, por si, tem um histórico musical notável. Foi na cidade que surgiram artistas de jazz, como Ray Charles, Quincy Jones, Ernestine Anderson, entre outros. Seattle também é cidade natal do guitarrista Jimi Hendrix, e do estilo musical "grunge", que ficou famoso pelas bandas locais Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden e Alice in Chains.
Ballard is a neighborhood in the northwestern area of Seattle, Washington, United States.Formerly an independent city, the City of Seattle's official boundaries define it as bounded to the north by Crown Hill (N.W. 85th Street), to the east by Greenwood, Phinney Ridge and Fremont (along 3rd Avenue N.W.), to the south by the Lake Washington Ship Canal, and to the west by Puget Sound's Shilshole ...
Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (IATA: SEA, ICAO: KSEA, FAA LID: SEA), also referred to as Sea–Tac Airport or Sea–Tac (/ ˈ s iː t æ k /), is the primary commercial airport serving the Seattle metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Washington.
The Seattle Seahawks are a professional American football team based in Seattle. The Seahawks compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the league's National Football Conference (NFC) West division. The Seahawks joined the NFL in 1976 as an expansion team.
Chief Seattle (c. 1786 – June 7, 1866) was a Suquamish and Duwamish chief. A leading figure among his people, he pursued a path of accommodation to white settlers, forming a personal relationship with "Doc" Maynard.