Seattle is a major coastal seaport. It has around 620,778 residents. Seattle is the largest city in the Pacific Northwest region of North American and it is the largest city on the West Coast north of San Francisco. Seattle is home to the Space Needle. Seattle is also home to The Smith Tower, Starbucks and the Pike Place Market. Seattle is also known as the “Queen City”, “Gateway to Alaska”, “Rain City”, and “Jet City”. Seattle is also home to the most famous Seattle Mariners and Seattle Seahawks, the city’s football and baseball teams.