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The '''Denver area''' is a region in [[Colorado]], a state of the [[United States of America]].  It is centered on the city of [[Denver]], Colorado's capital and largest city, but includes some outlying areas as well.
 
The '''Denver area''' is a region in [[Colorado]], a state of the [[United States of America]].  It is centered on the city of [[Denver]], Colorado's capital and largest city, but includes some outlying areas as well.
  
 
==Regions==
 
==Regions==
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Roughly speaking, this region is comprised of Jefferson, Douglas, Denver and Broomfield Counties, with the Western halves of Adams and Arapahoe Counties. It is bounded on the:
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* '''South''', by [[South Central Colorado]].
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* '''West''', by [[South Central Colorado]] and the [[Front Range]].
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* '''North''', by Boulder and Weld Counties.
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* '''East''', by the [[Eastern Plains (Colorado)|Eastern Plains]].
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Region boundaries in Colorado are indistinct, and sometimes contentious. If you're looking for a destination/attraction that you think should be in this region, but can't find it, check the pages for [[South Central Colorado]], [[Eastern Plains (Colorado)|Eastern Plains]], and [[Front Range]].
  
 
==Cities==
 
==Cities==
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* [[Aurora (Colorado) | Aurora]]
 
* [[Aurora (Colorado) | Aurora]]
 
* [[Bow Mar]]
 
* [[Bow Mar]]
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* [[Brighton (Colorado)|Brighton]]
 
* [[Castle Rock]]
 
* [[Castle Rock]]
 
* [[Centennial]]
 
* [[Centennial]]
 
* [[Commerce City]]
 
* [[Commerce City]]
* [[Englewood (Colorado) | Englewood]]
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* [[Englewood (Colorado)|Englewood]]
 
* [[Evergreen (Colorado)|Evergreen]]
 
* [[Evergreen (Colorado)|Evergreen]]
 
* [[Federal Heights]]
 
* [[Federal Heights]]
 
* [[Fox Field]]
 
* [[Fox Field]]
* [[Glendale (Colorado) | Glendale]]
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* [[Glendale (Colorado)|Glendale]]
* [[Golden (Colorado) | Golden]]
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* [[Golden (Colorado)|Golden]]
 
* [[Greenwood Village]]
 
* [[Greenwood Village]]
 
* [[Highlands Ranch]]
 
* [[Highlands Ranch]]
* [[Lakewood (Colorado) | Lakewood]]
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* [[Lakewood (Colorado)|Lakewood]]
 
* [[Littleton (Colorado)|Littleton]]
 
* [[Littleton (Colorado)|Littleton]]
 
* [[Lone Tree]]
 
* [[Lone Tree]]
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* [[Sedalia (Colorado)|Sedalia]]
 
* [[Sedalia (Colorado)|Sedalia]]
 
* [[Sheridan (Colorado)|Sheridan]]
 
* [[Sheridan (Colorado)|Sheridan]]
* [[Superior (Colorado) | Superior]]
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* [[Superior (Colorado)|Superior]]
 
* [[Thornton]]
 
* [[Thornton]]
* [[Westminster (Colorado) | Westminster]]
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* [[Westminster (Colorado)|Westminster]]
 
* [[Wheat Ridge]]
 
* [[Wheat Ridge]]
 
See also the [[Front Range]] and [[South Central Colorado]] regions for other cities on the fringe of the Denver metropolitan area.
 
See also the [[Front Range]] and [[South Central Colorado]] regions for other cities on the fringe of the Denver metropolitan area.
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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'''Denver International Airport''' [http://www.flydenver.com/], ({{IATA|DEN}}, {{ICAO|KDEN}}).  Commonly referred to as ''DIA''.  It is located about 20 miles to the east of downtown [[Denver]]. Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, and Southwest Airlines all maintain hubs at the airport in Concourses A, B, and C respectively. Most other major domestic carriers also have service here. Information can be obtained by calling (303) 342-2000.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
 
 
 
===Itineraries===
 
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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==Drink==
 
==Drink==
 
==Stay safe==
 
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
  
 
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{{isPartOf|Colorado}}

Revision as of 20:57, 27 May 2012

Commuter traffic in downtown Denver

The Denver area is a region in Colorado, a state of the United States of America. It is centered on the city of Denver, Colorado's capital and largest city, but includes some outlying areas as well.

Contents

Regions

Roughly speaking, this region is comprised of Jefferson, Douglas, Denver and Broomfield Counties, with the Western halves of Adams and Arapahoe Counties. It is bounded on the:

Region boundaries in Colorado are indistinct, and sometimes contentious. If you're looking for a destination/attraction that you think should be in this region, but can't find it, check the pages for South Central Colorado, Eastern Plains, and Front Range.

Cities

Denver Area Suburbs

See also the Front Range and South Central Colorado regions for other cities on the fringe of the Denver metropolitan area.

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Denver International Airport [1], (IATA: DEN, ICAO: KDEN). Commonly referred to as DIA. It is located about 20 miles to the east of downtown Denver. Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, and Southwest Airlines all maintain hubs at the airport in Concourses A, B, and C respectively. Most other major domestic carriers also have service here. Information can be obtained by calling (303) 342-2000.

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