Raleigh, North Carolina - Facts & Figures
Raleigh is the second largest city in North Carolina, next to Charlotte. It is known for its many oak trees. Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill make up the three primary cities of the Research Triangle metropolitan region. There are three major research universities in the area, including North Carolina State University, Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
- Population: 416,468
- Industries: government, education, and health care
- Area Codes: 919, 984
- ZIP Codes: 27601, 27699
- Surrounding Cities: Garner, NC; Cary, NC; Apex, NC; Clayton, NC; Holly Springs, NC