Spokane is a city located in the eastern part of the state of Washington, United States. It is the second-largest city in Washington, after Seattle, and covers an area of approximately 178 square kilometers (69 square miles). The city is situated on the Spokane River and is surrounded by the Selkirk Mountains to the north and the Rocky Mountains to the east.
|Sr. No||Fact sheet||Spokane|
|3||Location||Eastern part of the State|
|6||Total area||155.45km2 ( 60.02 sq mi )|
|10||Nearby Cities||Cheney, Opportunity, Hayden, Post Falls|
|11||Major Tourists’ Attraction||Cat Tales Zoological Park, Spokane Falls, Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Spokane, Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture|
|12||Nearest airport||LA/Ontario International Airport (7 miles)|
Political Map of Spokane City
Spokane has a council-manager form of government, with a mayor and seven council members who are elected by the residents. The city council is responsible for setting policies and making decisions for the city, while the city manager is responsible for implementing these policies and overseeing the daily operations of the city government.
Blank Map of Spokane City
The city is a major economic and cultural center for the region, with a diverse range of industries and attractions. Spokane is home to several universities and colleges, including Gonzaga University and Washington State University Spokane, as well as a thriving arts and entertainment scene. The city also hosts several annual events, such as the Lilac Festival and Bloomsday Run.
Geography Map of Spokane City
The climate in Spokane is considered to be dry-summer continental, with hot summers and cold winters. The average temperature in July, which is typically the warmest month, is around 75°F (24°C), while the average temperature in January, which is typically the coldest month, is around 26°F (-3°C). The city receives around 17 inches of rainfall annually and experiences occasional snowfall in the winter months.
Road Map of Spokane City
Spokane is well-connected to other parts of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region by several major highways, including Interstate 90 and U.S. Route 395. The city also has an international airport, Spokane International Airport, which provides air travel to destinations throughout the United States and Canada.