Des Moines is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Lowa. The city is located and named after the Des Moines River which was adapted from the early French name, Riviera Des Moines which means “River of the Monks. The city population was estimated to be 214,237 in the year 2019. It is the largest metropolitan area and is fully located within the state.
Many presidential candidates usually set campaigns in the city, this is because the city is ideal due to the fact that it is the site for the caucuses of the presidential primary cycle. If you ever have the desire to witness presidential candidates in a more close-up and intimate setting, then this the place to be.