The Seattle Flag is white and has the Seattle City logo (a picture of the Seattle president surrounded by two lines), with the words “City of Goodwill” above it and “Seattle” below.
The flag was designed by architect David Wright and approved by Seattle City Councilmember Paul Cranwell. Approved July 16, 1990, for use during Goodwill Games.
The flag has been criticized for violating traditional rules for good flag design, especially its intricate design, which contains the city’s seal.
Flag redesign proposals for 2019 were submitted by the Seattle Times and Strangers, and a public opinion poll was conducted.
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About Seattle City, Washington
It is located in King County, Washington, DC, and has a population of 725,000. Seattle is located between Lake Washington and Puget Sound. Seattle is located 160 kilometers south of the US-Canada border. Seattle’s climate is very seasonal. It is dry in summer, but very rainy in winter.
Archaeological excavations have shown that Native Americans have lived in Seattle for at least 4,000 years. With the arrival of the first European settlers, the people (later called the Duwamish tribe) occupied at least seventeen villages in the area around Elliott Bay.
The first European to visit the Seattle area was George Vancouver in May 1792 during his voyage 1795-1951 to map the Pacific Northwest.
In 1851, a large party of American pioneers led by Luther Collins established a place on the banks of the Duvamish River. They formally claimed on September 14, 1851.
Thirteen days later, members of the Collins Party passed three Danny Party vanguards in their claim. Members of the Danny Party claimed on September 28, 1851, in the Alki Point area.
The rest of Danny’s party left Portland, Oregon, and landed on Alki Point in a rainstorm on November 13, 1851.
Seattle’s economy is driven by a mix of old industrial companies and Internet companies and technology, services, design, and clean technologies of the “new economy”.
The city’s metropolitan area (GMP) gross domestic product was $ 231 billion in 2010, making it the 11th largest metropolitan economy in the United States.
Seattle Port, which also operates Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, is a major gateway to trade with Asia and cruises to Alaska. It is also the eighth largest port in the United States in terms of container capacity. Its shipping operations merged with Tacoma Port in 2015 to form the Northwest Port Union.
Although affected by the Great Recession, Seattle has maintained a relatively strong economy, and for start-ups, especially in green buildings and clean technologies.
In February 2010, the Seattle government pledged to become the first “climate-neutral” city in North America, with the goal of achieving zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.
From 1869 to 1982, Seattle was known as “Queen City”. Seattle’s official nickname is “Emerald City”, the result of a 1981 race.
The reference is the evergreen and lush forests of the region. Seattle also referred to unofficially as the “Alaska Gate” because of the nearest major city in the US neighborhood to Alaska, the “Rain City” due to frequent cloudy and rainy weather, and the “Jet City” due to Boeing’s local influence.
The city has two slogans or official slogans: “The City of Flowers”, to encourage the planting of flowers to beautify the city, and “The City of Goodwill”, which approved before the 1990 Goodwill Games. Seattle residents are known as Seattle.
View of Marion Oliver McCow Hall in downtown Seattle, from the Kreelsheimer Promenade, and the Space Needle Tower in the background
Seattle has been a regional center for the performing arts for many years. The century-old Seattle Symphony Orchestra has won many awards and performed primarily at the Benaroya Hall.
Seattle Opera and the Pacific Northwest Ballet, which performs at McCaw Hall (which opened in 2003 on the site of the former Seattle Opera House in central Seattle), is best for its opera by Richard Wagner. And the PNB School (founded in 1974) ranked as one of the top three ballet institutes in the United States.
The Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra (SYSO) is the largest symphony youth organization in the United States. The city also has laudable summer and winter chamber music festivals organized by the Seattle Chamber Music Association.
Seattle is the northernmost city in the United States with a population of at least 500,000. And farther north than Canadian cities such as Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal, and approximately the same latitude as Salzburg, Austria. Square miles (217.3 square kilometers).
Seattle is a hilly topography. The city is located on several hills, including Capitol Hill, First Hill, West Seattle.
Kitsap and the Olympic Peninsula, along with the Olympic Mountains, are located west of Puget Sound. The city has more than 5,540 hectares (2,242 hectares) of parkland.