Raleigh is the capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city and is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country.
Raleigh is rated High Sufficiency by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC) which evaluates and ranks the relationships between world cities in the context of globalisation. High Sufficiency level cities are cities that have a sufficient degree of services so as not to be overly dependent on world cities.
Raleigh has a population of over 481,958 people. Raleigh also forms part of the wider Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill metropolitan area which has a population of over 2,030,000 people.
Motor Vehicle Gasoline Engine and Engine Parts Manufacturing | Prefabricated Metal Building and Component Manufacturing | Iron Ore Mining | Flight Training | Confectionery Merchant Wholesalers | Savings Institutions | Mushroom Production | Other Support Activities for Water Transportation | Passenger Car Rental | Tobacco Stores