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Location in the state of Texas
|• Mayor||Lee Leffingwell|
|• City||296.25 sq mi (767.28 km2)|
|• Metro||4,285.7 sq mi (11,099.91 km2)|
|• Density||2,396.3/sq mi (925.21/km2)|
Austin is frequently called the Live Music Capital of the World.
Austin has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) with hot summers and mild Winters.
Austin also has a city council with seven members.
Formula One has made an agreement with the city of Austin to host the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix. A new racetrack will be built to host the race. The last United States Grand Prix was in 2007 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
- "Live Music Capital of the World". City of Austin. http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/music/. Retrieved 2007-06-12.
- "Population Estimates for the 25 Largest U.S. Cities based on July 1, 2006 Population Estimates" (PDF). US Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/2007/cb07-91table1.pdf. Retrieved 2007-06-28.
- "Formula One returns to the United States". formula1.COM. Formula One Administration Ltd. http://www.formula1.com/news/headlines/2010/5/10824.html. Retrieved 2010-05-27.