Denver is the capital of Colorado and the most populous city in the state. The Denver-Aurora-Lakewood MSA has a population of over 2.9 million people, ranking 19th in the US. Denver has a well diversified economy. It’s a hub for storage and distribution due to its central location in the United States. The area has a significant presence in the energy sector, telecommunications, and technology. The Mile High City has a vibrant downtown and is popular for its livability. Denver is best known for its outdoor recreation with its proximity to the Rocky Mountains. The area is rich with cultural assets like museums, art galleries, bars and restaurants.