Charlotte is the largest city in the state of North Carolina and its population occupies seventeenth place among the largest cities in the United States. Charlotte is the second largest banking and financial markets, and the United States due to its proximity to the southern and central part of the Atlantic Ocean has become an important air transport node on the path to Europe.
Charlotte has eight Fortune 500 companies in its metropolitan area. Park Road and the SouthPark area have an extensive array of shopping and dining offerings, with SouthPark essentially serving as a second urban core. Charlotte's shopping scene fits every style and budget. Browse high-end malls, major department stores, boutiques, specialty shops, outlet malls, and more.