Colorado Springs, Colorado, is the most populous city of El Paso County. Located 61 miles south of Denver, it sits more than a mile above sea level, though some city areas are much higher. Situated at the base of Pikes Peak, it has an estimated population of 456,000 and is the second-most-populous city in the state. It covers 186.1 square miles.
Colorado is in the Mountain West subregion of the U.S. It spans 104,094 square miles, of which 376 square miles are water, and shares borders with Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Utah, and touches Arizona at the Four Corners. It is the 21st most populous, with about 5,773,700 residents. Denver is the capital and most populous city.