Downtown San Antonio is the central business district of San Antonio, Texas, United States.
The United States of America, commonly referred to as the United States or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
San Antonio, officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh-most populated city in the United States and the second-most populated city in the state of Texas, with a population of 1,409,019.
Cruising Downtown San Antonio by Roland De Leon
It also serves as the urban core of Greater San Antonio, a metropolitan area with nearly 2.5 million people.
San Antonio–New Braunfels is an eight-county metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Texas defined by the Office of Management and Budget.
Beautiful Downtown San Antonio 2016 by JimkobeAdventures
In addition to being encircled by Loops 1604 and 410, Downtown San Antonio is encircled by three Interstate freeways: I-35, I-37, and I-10.
A controlled-access highway is a type of highway which has been designed for high-speed vehicular traffic, with all traffic flow and ingress/egress regulated.
Together, the three highways create a rectangular route around the city's urban core: I-35 to the north and west, I-37 to the east, and I-10 to the south.
The rectangular loop has a nine-mile circumference and is known as the "Downtown Loop" or "Central Loop", which encompasses both it and Southtown.