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WhyLouisville

( /luːiːvɪl/ /luːəvəl/ /louːuhːvəl/ /lewisːvɪl/ )

Is Awesome

that's

3.5

Million Passengers

and over

3

Billion
Pounds
Of Cargo

Louisville InternationalAirport

is the

4

th

Busiest
Airport

in the U.S.

90%

Ninety Percent

of the United States' disco balls are produced in the city of Louisville each year.

Louisville Metro has

122

City Parks

covering

14,000

acres

Muhammad Ali

Was born in Louisville. Boxing gold medalist in 1960. Retired three-time World Heavyweight Champion. First person to win the lineal heavyweight championship three times.

the

Cheeseburger

originated at Kaelin's Restaurant on Newburg Road. In 1934, Margaret Kaelin's husband asked her to put a slice of American cheese on his hamburger and the legend was born.

There are

1,556,429

people

in Louisville Jefferson County Metro

Home of the

Kentucky

You can experience the famed event at Churchill Downs by coming early to enjoy over 70 events during the Kentucky Derby Festival.

One-third

of the world's bourbon whiskey comes from the city of Louisville.

Thunder

over

Louisville

uses over 60 tons of firework shells each year. It is the largest annual pyrotechnics show in North America.

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