Denver, Colorado, has a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods, and natural beauty that make for a spectacular playground. Situated at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Denver is known for stunning architecture, award-winning dining, and unparalleled views. About 727,000 people live in the city, though there are nearly three million in the metro area.
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.