Denver Fun Facts

  • Denver is the nation's most highly educated city with the highest percentage of college graduates.
  • Denver brews more beer than any other American city.
  • Denver was named the "thinnest" city in America according to the National Cancer Society.
  • Denver receives 300+ days of sunshine a year.
  • Denver has the largest city park system in the nation with 205 parks in the city limits and 20,000 acres of parks in the nearby mountains.
  • Denver has the highest percentage of "Baby Boomers" of any major U.S. city.
  • Denver really is a mile high.
  • The last time Denver hosted the Democratic National Convention was in 1908.
  • Denver International Airport (DEN), which has been lauded as the best and most on-time airport in the United States, which covers twice as much land area as Manhattan,
  • Colfax Avenue in Denver is the longest continuous street in America.
  • The 13th step of the state capitol building in Denver is exactly 1 mile above sea level.

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