Baltimore, Maryland - Facts & Figures
Baltimore is the largest city in Maryland and has the second largest seaport in the Mid-Atlantic United States. The city is situated on the fall line between the Piedmont Plateau and the Atlantic Coastal Plain and therefore, the city is divided into a "lower city" and an "upper city." Baltimore is home to many tourist attractions, including one of the world's largest aquariums, the Washington Monument, and the Preakness Stakes, a jewel in horse racing's Triple Crown. This event takes place in May and draws a huge crowd. Baltimore is also home to Johns Hopkins Hospital, widely regarded as one of the world's best hospitals. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Johns Hopkins the best overall hospital in America 21 years in a row.
- Population: 620,560
- Industries: Construction, Educational services, Public administration, Healthcare
- Area Codes: 301, 410, 443, 667
- Zip Codes: 21201, 21202, 21203, 21205, 21206, 21209, 21210, 21211, 21212
- Surrounding Cities: Calverton, Brooklyn Park, Rosedale