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SEATTLE – We’ve always loved the International District. Now, the Emerald City hub is getting international acclaim.

According to USA Today, Seattle Ranks #4 on a list of Top 5 Chinatowns in the nation. Seattle’s International District offers a diverse community of people and businesses from several Asian cultures, USA Today said, placing it in the top five.

Listed below are the top five.

1. San Francisco is said to be the oldest in the country, with the largest Chinese community outside of Asia.

2. New York’s Chinatown is located in Manhattan, and is listed in the National Registry of Historic Places.

3. Chicago’s Chinatown community is home to more than 70,000 residents and keeps growing.

4. Seattle boasts a diverse community of Chinese, Filipino, Japanese and Vietnamese neighbors and merchants.

5. Philadelphia has a small community but is considered appealing for its grocery stores, china and herb shops and restaurants.

6. Honolulu

7. Boston

8. Los Angeles

9. Houston

10. Washington, D.C.

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3 comments

  • James

    Ha-ha-ha
    That area has alway been a racial area of drugs, prostitution, and gambling.
    Seattle is getting desperate for good press now that it is a gay and drug capital.

  • ewww no way

    Omg that's complete lie…..it can't be the best. The place feels like a ghetto or some place in third world country. I never thought a place like this existed in seattle. The place is very dirty, unhygienic, and stinky and if you are lucky, you can spot a Rat playing on pile of garbage. IF you think its the best, why don't people start buying condos or start living their? Thanks people for making it so authentic and the BEST.

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