Little Rock is the captial and largest city in Arkansas. The city population had 196,537 people in the 2012 census estimates. The metropolitan a rea had 724,385 people in 2013. The Little Rock metropolitan area is also included in the Little Rock, North Little Rock Combined Statistical area which had a population of 898,683 people in 2013 according to the U.S. census bureau.
Destinations in Little Rock include the state capitol, the River Market district, which is an entertainment locale, in the downtown area and the Clinton Presidential Library on the edge of downtown. Other sites include the McArthur Museum and the Arkansas Arts Center.
Across the river in North Little Rock are the U.S.S. Razorback submarine and the Old Mill, which was used in the opening scenes of the movie 'Gone with the Wind.'
Little Rock was named 22nd out of 361 metropolitan areas as best place for business by Forbes magazine in 2005.