The principal city of Irving is located in Dallas County, Texas and it is part of a suburb of Dallas city. 2017 estimates from official government sources show the city’s population to be around 240,33. This means it is the 93rd most populous city in the whole country. In the US state of Texas, Irving is the 13th largest in terms of population. It was incorporated on the 14th of April in 1914.
When it comes to the climate in the Texas city, the hottest month is July. The highest temperature on record for the region is 112 degrees Fahrenheit and that temperature was recorded in 1990. The coldest month in the city on average is January. The lowest recorded temperature for the city is -8 degrees Fahrenheit and that temperature was recorded in 1899. The wettest month in the area is May and the city is part of a larger humid subtropical region.
Some of the biggest employers in Irving include Citigroup Inc., Irving Mall, Verizon, Nokia, Allstate Insurance, Aegis Communications, YRC Worldwide, Microsoft and NEC Corporation of America. Citigroup Inc. employs over 5,700 people in the region and Verizon employs around 3,260 people. There are many other large businesses with headquarters in the city including Cicis, Chuck E. Cheese’s, Caliber Home Loans, Envoy Air, Commercial Metals, Stellar, Zale Corporation, LXI Enterprise Storage and NCH Corporation.
Irving is a great city to visit for tourists as there are lots of things to do and see in the region, including going to Irving Texas zoo. There are lots of hotels and guest houses in the area, so finding affordable vacation accommodation should not be difficult. To ensure you get the best value for money, it would be wise to compare room rates from all the best hotels in the city. Alternatively, you might want to consider renting a vacation villa or condo; especially if you are planning to visit the city with a large family.
Irving has six international sister cities. These cities include Espoo in Finland; Darkhan, Darkhan-Uul in Mongolia; León, Guanajuato in Mexico; Merton, Greater London in the UK; Boulogne-Billancourt in France; and Marino, Rome, Lazio in Italy. The relationships between these cities and Irving allows for many good business partnerships and student exchange programs. To learn more about all of those different international sister cities you could consider visiting the Wikipedia page for each of the locations.