Tulsa has a population of 391,906 making it the 2nd biggest city in Oklahoma. It operates on the CDT time zone, which means that it follows the same time zone as Oklahoma City.
|Country||The United States Of America|
|Elevation||226 m over sea level|
|Airports||Tulsa International Airport, Richard Lloyd Jones Jr Airport|
Tulsa, Oklahoma, is the state's cultural and arts center.
Located to the northeast of Oklahoma City and situated on the Arkansas River at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, Tulsa is a combination of Old West charm and a modern, cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Voted one of "America's Most Liveable Large Cities," it rivals Miami Beach for the largest concentration of art deco architecture in the U.S.
Tulsa boasts a wide variety of worldclass museums including the Philbrook Museum and the Air and Space Museum. In addition, it's home to numerous performing arts venues, annual festivals and a growing collection of engaging public monuments and sculptures.
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Did you know?
- Is this the nation's 7-11 capital? Tulsa has more convenience stores on street corners than all cities in the U.S. per capita.
- Here's a crazy law. In Tulsa you must be supervised by a licensed engineer to open a soda pop bottle!
- Here's another one. It's against the law to bring an elephant into downtown Tulsa.
- Tulsa's Gardners Used Books, Music & Comics is Oklahoma's biggest book store. It's loaded with bargains and worth an entire day of exploration for avid readers.
- Tulsa Air and Space Museum
The Tulsa Air and Space Museum allows visitors to explore over 19,000 square feet of exhibits highlighting Tulsa's aviation history.
From vintage aircraft to a full-dome planetarium, the museum offers hands-on activities, educational and entertaining shows, collections of photos and documents, World War II exhibits and the Pearl Harbor survivors' exhibit.
The BOK Center, or Bank of Oklahoma Center, is a 19,999-seat splendid arena and a primary indoor sports arena, as well as an event venue.
Designed to accommodate a host of concerts, hockey games, arena football and basketball games, the Center is the pride of this Sooner State city.
Great musical names have already graced the sleek centerpiece of downtown Tulsa with their presence, including The Eagles, Celine Dion and Elton John, with many more on the way.
Tulsa Raceway Park
Tulsa Raceway Park is a quarter-mile IHRA drag strip located on the site of the old Tulsa International Raceway.
Welcoming anyone who loves drag racing and racing in general, Tulsa Raceway Park is home to numerous high stakes, high profile auto events.
Featuring a 10,000 fan seating capacity, 10 staging lanes, and a Musco designed track, this racetrack is sure to get the adrenaline flowing! Sooners are dedicated race fans, and all visiting race enthusiasts will feel right at home during their Oklahoma vacation by visiting this rip-roaring, professional track.
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This page was last modified on October 2, 2015.