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The United States of America is a country in North America that extends from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean and shares land borders with Canada and Mexico. The United States is a federal constitutional republic, with its capital in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia.
Amarillo is the 14th-largest city in the U.S. state of Texas and the county seat of Potter County. A portion of the city extends into Randall County. As of the 2000 U.S. Census, the city had a total population of 173,627 though a July 1, 2005 estimate placed the city's population at 183,021. The Amarillo metropolitan area, however, has an estimated population of 236,113 in four counties.
The city was once self-proclaimed as the Helium Capital of the World for having one of the country's most productive helium fields. The city is also known as The Yellow Rose of Texas and most recently Rotor City, USA for its V-22 Osprey hybrid aircraft assembly plant. Amarillo operates one of the largest meat packing areas in the United States. Pantex, the only nuclear weapons assembly and disassembly facility in the country, is also a major employer. The attractions, Cadillac Ranch and Big Texan Steak Ranch, were located on the former U.S.
The City of Amarillo's Parks and Recreation Department operates over 50 municipal parks including a skatepark, west of the city. Amarillo's largest parks are Medical Park, Thompson Memorial Park, and Memorial Park, near Amarillo College's Washington Street Campus.
Amarillo and along with the Texas Panhandle's climate is classified as subhumid to semiarid. It is characterized by a rush of cold air from the north or northwest into a warmer area and occasionally, by blizzards during the winter season and a hot summer.
Amarillo has a number of natural attractions near the city. The Palo Duro Canyon State Park is United States' second largest canyon system, after the Grand Canyon and is located south of Amarillo. Palo Duro has a distinct hoodoo that resembles a lighthouse. Another natural landmark near the city, the Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument is located 30 miles  north of Amarillo.
The city has events and attractions honoring the cowboy and Texas culture. The Amarillo Public Library is affiliated with the Harrington Library Consortium. The American Quarter Horse Association is an international organization dedicated to the preservation, improvement and record-keeping of the American Quarter Horse breed. The organization is headquartered in Amarillo and has a museum.

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