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Encyclopedia > Tempe, Arizona
City of Tempe, Arizona
Downtown Tempe from the Air
Official seal of City of Tempe, Arizona
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Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona
Coordinates: 33°23′19″N, 111°55′44″W
Country United States
State Arizona
Counties Maricopa
Incorporated November 29, 1894
Government
 - Mayor Hugh Hallman
Area
 - City  39.5 sq mi (102.30 km²)
Elevation  1,140 - 1,495 ft (347.47 - 455.68 m)
Population (2004)
 - City 160,676
 - Density 4,067.7/sq mi (1,570.6/km²)
Time zone MST (no daylight saving time) (UTC-7)
Website: http://www.tempe.gov/

Tempe (pronounced /tɛm.piː'/) is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA, with a population of 161,143 according to 2005 Census Bureau estimates.[1] Darrell Duppa is usually credited with suggesting the name, adopted in 1879, after comparing the Salt River valley near a 300-foot-tall butte, to the Vale of Tempe near Mount Olympus in Greece. Duppa also had the honor of giving name to Phoenix, 11 years earlier. Tempe is a major suburb of Phoenix and is located immediately southeast. The upscale suburb of Scottsdale is immediately to the north of Tempe. Image File history File linksMetadata Tempe_Arizona_Air. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Maricopa_County_Incorporated_and_Planning_areas_Tempe_highlighted. ... Maricopa County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Official language(s) English Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix Area  Ranked 6th  - Total 113,998 sq mi (295,254 km²)  - Width 310 miles (500 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 0. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states, which are... Official language(s) English Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix Area  Ranked 6th  - Total 113,998 sq mi (295,254 km²)  - Width 310 miles (500 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 0. ... 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Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Maricopa County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Official language(s) English Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix Area  Ranked 6th  - Total 113,998 sq mi (295,254 km²)  - Width 310 miles (500 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 0. ... Phillip Darrell Duppa was a pioneer in the settlement of Arizona prior to its statehood. ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The Salt River, a tributary of the Gila, is shown highlighted on a map of the United States and Mexico The Salt River along side State Route 77 The Salt River as seen in Salt River Canyon The Salt River (Oodham [Pima]: Onk Akimel) is a tributary of the... Butte near Sedona, Arizona A butte is an isolated hill with steep sides and a small flat top. ... Vale of Tempe (modern Greek: Témbi) the ancient name of a narrow valley in North Thessaly, Greece, through which the Pineios River reaches the Aegean sea. ... This article is about the mountain in Greece. ... Nickname: Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona Counties Maricopa Incorporated February 25, 1881 Government  - Type Council-Manager  - Mayor Phil Gordon (D) Area  - City  515. ... Scottsdale (Oodham S-vaá¹£ai Vaá¹£onÄ­) is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to Phoenix. ...


Tempe is the location of the head offices of US Airways (formerly America West Airlines) and the main campus of Arizona State University. It was the longtime host of the Fiesta Bowl, although the BCS game moved to University of Phoenix Stadium, located in Glendale, in 2007. On New Year's Eve, the city hosts the Insight Fiesta Bowl Block Party, one of the nation's largest New Year's Eve parties. The event typically has a national band heading a concert, along with several other local and national bands. It was also the site of one of the three Presidential debates in 2004 and Super Bowl XXX. Additionally, it is the spring training host city of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. US Airways is an American low-cost airline headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, owned by US Airways Group, Inc. ... America West Airlines (IATA: HP, ICAO: AWE, and Callsign: Cactus), operating as US Airways, is one of the United States ten major airlines. ... Arizona State University (ASU) is a public institution of higher education and research with campuses located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. ... The Fiesta Bowl, now sponsored by Tostitos tortilla chips (a Frito-Lay product), is a United States college football game played annually since 1971. ... BCS Logo 2006-Present The Bowl Championship Series (BCS) is designed to pair the top two teams in college football against each other in the BCS National Championship Game with the winner being the BCS national champion. ... Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona Counties Maricopa Government  - Mayor Elaine Scruggs Area  - City  55. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini era. ... Insight Enterprises, Inc. ... The Fiesta Bowl, now sponsored by Tostitos tortilla chips (a Frito-Lay product), is a United States college football game played annually since 1971. ... The quality of this article or section may be compromised by peacock terms. You can help Wikipedia by removing peacock terms. ... The 2004 United States Presidential Election Debates were sponsored by the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) and concluded October 13, nearly three weeks before election scheduled for November 2, 2004. ... Date January 28, 1996 Stadium Sun Devil Stadium City Tempe, Arizona MVP Larry Brown, Cornerback Favorite Cowboys by 13 1/2 National anthem Vanessa Williams Coin toss Joe Montana representing previous Super Bowl MVPs Referee Red Cashion Halftime show Diana Ross Attendance 76,347 TV in the United States Network... A Grapefruit League game at the LA Dodgers camp in Vero Beach, Florida In Major League Baseball, spring training is a series of exhibition games which precedes the regular season. ... Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 11, 26, 29, 30, 42, 50 Name Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2005–present) Anaheim Angels (1997-2004) California Angels (1965-1996) Los Angeles Angels (1961-1965) Ballpark Angel Stadium of Anaheim (2004–present) a. ...


The city is known in Pima as Oidbaḍ. Oodham (often referred to by the names of its two nearly-identical main dialect groupings, Papago and Pima) is an Uto-Aztecan language of Southern Arizona and northern Sonora where the Papago and Pima reside. ...

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Geography

Tempe is located at 33°23′19″N, 111°55′44″W (33.388696, -111.928783)GR1.


Within Tempe are the Tempe Buttes. The Salt River runs west through the northern part of Tempe; part of the river is dammed in two places to create Tempe Town Lake. Tempe Butte is the official name of an andesite butte of volcanic origin, located partially on Arizona State Universitys main campus in Tempe, Arizona. ... Salt River may refer to: The Salt River in Arizona in the United States The Salt River in Kentucky in the United States Two rivers named the Salt River in Michigan in the United States The Salt River in Missouri in the United States The Salt River in the U... Tempe Town Lake at sunset on the Fourth of July with crowd waiting for the annual fireworks display. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the landlocked city has a total area of 104.1 km² (40.2 mi²). The city of Tempe is bordered by Mesa to the east, Scottsdale to the north, Phoenix and Guadalupe to the west, and Chandler to the south. 103.8 km² (40.1 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.32% water including Tempe Town Lake. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona Counties Maricopa Government  - Mayor Keno Hawker Area  - City 125. ... Scottsdale (Oodham S-vaá¹£ai Vaá¹£onÄ­) is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to Phoenix. ... Nickname: Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona Counties Maricopa Incorporated February 25, 1881 Government  - Type Council-Manager  - Mayor Phil Gordon (D) Area  - City  515. ... Guadalupe is a town located in Maricopa County, Arizona. ... Chandler (Pima: Canli) is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 176,582. ... Tempe Town Lake at sunset on the Fourth of July with crowd waiting for the annual fireworks display. ...


Tempe is generally flat, except for Hayden Butte (locally known as A-Mountain and named after Carl Hayden), located next to Sun Devil Stadium, Twin Buttes and Bell Butte on the western edge of Tempe, and Papago Park northwest of Tempe, inside Phoenix. Elevation ranges from 1140 feet at Tempe Town Lake to 1495 feet atop Hayden Butte. Carl Trumbull Hayden (October 2, 1877_January 25, 1972) was the first United States Senator to serve seven terms, and holds the record for combined service in both houses of the United States Congress - he served continuously from February 19, 1912 to January 2, 1969. ... Sun Devil Stadium, Frank Kush Field is located on the campus of Arizona State University in Tempe. ... Papago () Park is a municipal park of the cities of Phoenix and Tempe, Arizona, USA. Description Papago Park is a hilly desert park covering some 490 hectares (1200 acres) in its Phoenix extent, and some 140 hectares (296 acres) in its Tempe extent (the latter is also referred to specifically... Tempe Town Lake at sunset on the Fourth of July with crowd waiting for the annual fireworks display. ...


History

The Hohokam initially lived in this area and built canals to support their agriculture. Hohokam is the name applied to one of the four major prehistoric archaeological traditions of the American Southwest. ... The Canal du Midi, Toulouse, France Canals are man-made channels for water. ...


Fort McDowell was established on the upper Salt River in 1865 allowing the safe establishment of communities further down the Salt River. Tempe was an amalgamation of two settlements 'Hayden's Ferry' and 'San Pablo' located west and east of Hayden Butte, respectively. The two settlements benefited from the Tempe Irrigating Canal Company which provided the water for alfalfa, wheat, barley, oats and cotton. In 1885, Arizona Territorial Legislature chose Tempe for the site of the Territorial Normal School, which became Arizona Normal School, Arizona State Teachers College, Arizona State College and finally Arizona State University Salt River may refer to: The Salt River in Arizona in the United States The Salt River in Kentucky in the United States Two rivers named the Salt River in Michigan in the United States The Salt River in Missouri in the United States The Salt River in the U... 1865 (MDCCCLXV) is a common year starting on Sunday. ... Arizona State University (ASU) is a public institution of higher education and research with campuses located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. ...


The Maricopa and Phoenix Railroad, built in 1887, crossed the Salt River at Tempe, linking the town to the nation's growing transportation system. The Tempe Land and Improvement Company was formed to sell lots in the booming town. Tempe became one of the most important business and shipping centers for the surrounding agricultural area.


The completion of Roosevelt Dam in 1911 guaranteed enough water to meet the growing needs of Valley farmers from the early 20th century to the present. On his way to dedicate the dam, former President Theodore Roosevelt applauded the accomplishments of the people of central Arizona and predicted that their towns would grow to become prosperous cities. Less than a year later, Arizona became the 48th state, and the Salt River Valley was well on its way to becoming the new population center of the Southwest. The Salt River Project or SRP is a collective name used to refer to two separate entities: the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, a political subdivision in state of Arizona, or the Salt River Valley Water Users Association, a private company that serves as an electrical utility... Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. ...


Tempe has had 27 mayors since 1894.

Dates Name
1894-1896 Fenn J. Hart
1896-1897 E.A. Murphy
1897-1902 John Knight
1902-1903 Samuel Brown
1903-1912 J.A. Dins
1912-1914 Joseph T. Birchner
1914-1916 George M. Frizzell
1916-1920 J.A. Dins
1920-1922 C.M. Woodward
1922-1924 Curt W. Miller
1924-1926 Garfield A. Goodwin
1926-1928 J.L. Felton
1928-1930 Hugh E. Laird
1930-1932 Thanks Anderson
1932-1934 F.E. Ostrander
1934-1937 Thanks Anderson
1937-1948 W.W. Cole
1948-1960 Hugh E. Laird
1960-1961 Clyde Gililland
1961-1962 Ross R. Rice
1962-1963 Bernard R. Caine
1963-1964 Harold Andrews
1964-1966 John C. Moeur
1966-1968 Rudy E. Campbell
1968-1970 Elmer Bradley
1970-1974 Dale R. Shumway
1974-1978 William J. LoPiano
1978-1994 Harry Mitchell
1994-2004 Neil Giuliano
2004- Hugh Hallman

Harry Mitchell is the current Congressman from Arizonas 5th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. ... Neil G. Giuliano is an American politician and activist. ...

Current Tempe City Officials

Current Mayor: Hugh Hallman


Current Vice Mayor: Hut Hudson


Current City Manager: Will Manley


Current Chief of Police: Tom Ryff


Current Fire Chief: Cliff Jones


Current City Attorney: Andrew Ching


Current City Council Members: Ben Arredondo, Barbara Carter, Shana Ellis, Mark Mitchell, and Onnie Shekerjian


Demographics

As of the 2004 census estimate, there were 160,676 people, 63,602 households, and 33,645 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,528.8/km² (3,959.4/mi²). There were 67,068 housing units at an average density of 646.4/km² (1,674.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 77.51% White, 3.66% Black or African American, 2.01% Native American, 4.75% Asian, 0.29% Pacific Islander, 8.49% from other races, and 3.30% from two or more races. 17.95% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 63,602 households out of which 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.4% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.1% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 3.05. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 19.8% under the age of 18, 21.3% from 18 to 24, 33.2% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 7.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 106.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.1 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $42,361, and the median income for a family was $55,237. Males had a median income of $36,406 versus $28,605 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,406. About 7.5% of families and 14.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.6% of those under age 18 and 5.1% of those age 65 or over. The reason for the high population poverty line is because there are a very large number of university students that live in Tempe, and does not reflect the overall income of the area. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Sports

There are no major league professional team sports in Tempe. Many residents follow the teams in nearby Phoenix and Glendale. The Arizona State University Sun Devils compete in football, basketball, baseball, as well as a number of other sports in the Pac-10 Conference of the NCAA. The Sun Devils football team plays their games at Sun Devil Stadium, which had hosted the annual Fiesta Bowl, until the 2007 game moved to the new University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. Their nearest rival is the University of Arizona Wildcats, in Tucson. The two teams compete in the, "Duel in the Desert," for control of the Territorial Cup. A satellite composite image of North America. ... Nickname: Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona Counties Maricopa Incorporated February 25, 1881 Government  - Type Council-Manager  - Mayor Phil Gordon (D) Area  - City  515. ... Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona Counties Maricopa Government  - Mayor Elaine Scruggs Area  - City  55. ... Arizona State University (ASU) is a public institution of higher education and research with campuses located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. ... The Pacific Ten Conference (Pac-10) is a college athletic conference which operates in the western United States. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1,200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Sun Devil Stadium, Frank Kush Field is located on the campus of Arizona State University in Tempe. ... The Fiesta Bowl, now sponsored by Tostitos tortilla chips (a Frito-Lay product), is a United States college football game played annually since 1971. ... | {{Infobox_Stadium | stadium_name = University of Phoenix Stadium | image = | address = 1 Cardinals Drive, Glendale, AZ 85305 | construction start = July 30, 2003 | opened = August 1, 2006 | owner = Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority | operator = Global Spectrum | surface = Tifway 419 Hybrid Bermuda Grass | construction_cost = $455 million | architect = Peter Eisenman|HOK Sport | former_names = Cardinals Stadium (August... The University of Arizona (UA or U of A) is a land-grant and space-grant public institution of higher education and research located in Tucson, Arizona, United States. ... Nickname: The Old Pueblo Location in Pima County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona Counties Pima Government  - Mayor Bob Walkup (R) Area  - City  195. ... The Territorial Cup is a trophy that is awarded annually to the winner of the college football game between the Arizona State University (ASU) Sun Devils and the University of Arizona (UA) Wildcats and has also served as the symbol of the long standing rivalry between the two schools. ...


The city also hosts the Insight Bowl at Sun Devil Stadium (since 2006). The Insight Bowl is an NCAA-sanctioned Division I-A post-season American college football bowl game played in Arizona since 1989. ...


Transportation

Tempe is the most densely-populated city in the state and serves as a crossroads for its largest communities due to its location. Freeways make up the major transportation system for the Valley. Included in the system surrounding Tempe are the Interstate 10 near the western edge, the Loop 202 crossing the northern side, the Loop 101 following the eastern border, and the U.S. Route 60 running east-west through the geographic center of the city. Valley Metro operates bus routes and is building a light rail system that will serve Downtown Tempe and Arizona State University, providing service to Phoenix and Mesa when the initial segment opens in 2008. The City of Tempe also operates several free shuttles near Arizona State University. Greyhound Lines operated intercity bus service to the Tempe Transit Center by ASU, but left in 2006 (since the Phoenix Greyhound station is only fifteen minutes away by Valley Metro's Red Line). Amtrak's Sunset Limited formerly served the downtown depot but now stops only at Maricopa some thirty miles south with no connecting bus. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, located 2 miles northwest of Tempe, provides extensive air service to points throughout North America and to London, England and various cities in Hawaii. Interstate 10 (abbreviated I-10) is the southernmost east-west, coast-to-coast interstate highway in the United States. ... State Route 202, or Loop 202, is the partially constructed beltway encompassing the eastern Phoenix, Arizona Metropolitan area. ... State Route 101, or Loop 101, is a 60-mile (97 km) semi-beltway encompassing much of the Phoenix, Arizona metropolitan area. ... U.S. Highway 60 is an east-west United States highway, running 2,670 miles (4,300 km) from Virginia to Arizona. ... Valley Metro, officially named the Regional Public Transportation Authority (RPTA), is the system responsible for public transit in the area of Phoenix and Maricopa County, Arizona. ... This article is about light rail systems in general. ... Arizona State University (ASU) is a public institution of higher education and research with campuses located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. ... Nickname: Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona Counties Maricopa Incorporated February 25, 1881 Government  - Type Council-Manager  - Mayor Phil Gordon (D) Area  - City  515. ... Several mesas near Los Alamos, New Mexico A mesa (Spanish and Portuguese for table) is an elevated area of land with a flat top and sides that are usually steep cliffs. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Arizona State University (ASU) is a public institution of higher education and research with campuses located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. ... Greyhound Lines is the largest inter-city common carrier of passengers by bus in North America, serving 2,200 destinations in the United States. ... Acela Express in West Windsor, NJ Amtrak Cascades service with tilting Talgo trainsets in Seattle, Washington Amtrak train in downtown Orlando, Florida For other uses, see Amtrak (disambiguation). ... Sunset Limited (eastbound) at the Houston train station. ... Maricopa is a city (during the 2000 census was a census-designated place) in Pinal County, Arizona, United States. ... PHX redirects here. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America. ... London — containing the City of London — is the capital of the United Kingdom and of England and a major world city. With over seven million inhabitants (Londoners) in Greater London area, it is amongst the most densely populated areas in Western Europe. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...


Education

Tempe is served by a variety of school districts. School districts are a form of special-purpose district in the United States (amongst some other places) which serves to operate the local public primary and secondary schools. ...


Most of Tempe is served by the Tempe Elementary School District and the Tempe Union High School District.


Other portions are served by:

Tempe is also home to one of the state's three major universities, Arizona State University. Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) is a school district that covers most of the city of Scottsdale. ... Mesa Public Schools is a school district based in the city Mesa, Arizona, United States. ... Arizona State University (ASU) is a public institution of higher education and research with campuses located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. ...


Sister cities

Tempe has seven sister cities, as designated by Sister Cities International, Inc. (SCI): For the 1997 film, see Twin Town Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ...

Flag of France Beaulieu-sur-Mer, France
Carlow, Carlow, Ireland
Flag of New Zealand Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Flag of Germany Regensburg, Germany
Flag of Republic of Macedonia Skopje, Macedonia
Flag of People's Republic of China Zhenjiang, China
Flag of Mali Timbuktu, Mali

Tempe has had a Sister City with Skopje, Macedonia, since 1971. The newest sister city is Carlow, Ireland, in 1998. Tempe has been voted "Best Overall Sister City Program" in 1998 and 2004. Each year, 28 candidates are given the opportunity to travel to one of the sister cities. Candidates undergo a rigorous interview process to travel to one of these countries completely free of charge. The Tempe Sister Cities Corporation is one made up of volunteers, and is one of the few Sister Cities programs in the United States that pays the full travel expenses for the trip. Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Beaulieu-sur-Mer is a seaside resort commune in the Alpes-Maritimes département on the French Riviera, located 6 miles (10 km) apart east from Nice and west from Monaco. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ireland_(bordered). ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... Statistics Province: Leinster County Town: Carlow Code: CW Area: 896 km² Population (2006) 50,471 Website: www. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... Lower Hutt is a city in the lower North Island of the country of New Zealand. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Regensburg (also Ratisbon, Latin Ratisbona) is a city (population 129,175 in 2005) in Bavaria, Germany, located at the confluence of the Danube and Regen rivers, at the northernmost bend in the Danube. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Macedonia. ... Skopje (Macedonian: ) is the capital and largest city in the Republic of Macedonia, with more than a quarter of the population of the country, as well as the political, cultural, economical and academic centre of the country. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Zhenjiang (Simplified Chinese: 镇江; Traditional Chinese: 鎮江; pinyin: Zhènjiāng; Wade-Giles: Chen-chiang) is a prefecture-level city in the southwestern Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mali. ... Timbuktu (Archaic English: Timbuctoo; Koyra Chiini: Tumbutu; French: Tombouctou) is a city in Tombouctou Region, Mali. ... Skopje (Macedonian: ) is the capital and largest city in the Republic of Macedonia, with more than a quarter of the population of the country, as well as the political, cultural, economical and academic centre of the country. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean [1]. // Coated in ice, power and telephone lines sag and often break, resulting in power outages. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


References

  1. ^ Annual Estimates of the Population for Incorporated Places over 100,000 (CSV). 2005 Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division (June 21, 2006). Retrieved on November 14, 2006.

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Tempe, Arizona - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (954 words)
Tempe (pronounced /tɛmˈpiː/ by local residents) is a city located in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA, with a 2004 population estimate of 160,676.
The city of Tempe is bordered by Mesa to the east, Scottsdale to the north, Phoenix and Guadalupe to the west, and Chandler to the south.
Tempe is generally flat, except for Hayden Butte, located next to Sun Devil Stadium, Twin Buttes and Bell Butte on the western edge of Tempe, and Papago Park in northwest Tempe.
Tempe, Arizona - definition of Tempe, Arizona in Encyclopedia (527 words)
Tempe is a city located in Maricopa County, Arizona.
Tempe is the location of the head offices of America West Airlines.
The city of Tempe is bordered by Mesa to the east, Scottsdale to the north, Phoenix to the west, and Chandler to the south.
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