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Wichita, Kansas

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By: Joyce

The City Of Wichita Introduction

Dorothy clicked her heels to return to Kansas, and you'll want to do the same after you've visited this one-time cattle town turned modern, booming city, where the spirit of the Old West lives on. To get a feel of the early pioneer days, visit the recreated village at the Old Cowtown Museum. For a slightly more eccentric experience, visit the Museum of Ancient Treasures, which has everything from a baseball signed by Joe DiMaggio to a shrunken head. The Indian Center Museum features works by Plains Indian artists. Wichita is an aircraft manufacturing center, and the Kansas Aviation Museum honors pioneers in the field, as well as housing model planes. Exploration Place gives kids more insights into aviation and other scientific wonders. For nature and wildlife, check out Botanica's lovely gardens or head over to the Sedgwick County Zoo, home to over 350 species of animals. Wichita stays up when the sun goes down: there's nightlife, culture, karaoke and cuisine for all tastes. After a long day of sightseeing you might be a little hungry. There are a lots of restaurant to might want to go to and eat. Restaurants such like River City Brewing Company, Heroes Sports Bar and Grill and Bomber Burger might provide you with the food you like. And don't forget there are a lots of things you can do. You won't ran out of in them in the city of Wichita, Kansas.

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City Facts-Wichita,Kansas

Nickname: The Air Capital
Incorporation Date: July 21st 1870
Population: 354,865
Metro Area Population: 582,781
Elevation: 1332 feet
Time Zone: Central
Latitude: 37° 41' 32" N
Longitude: 97° 20' 14" W
Mayor's Name:Carl Brewer

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