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Boise, Idaho
Boise, Idaho
Nickname(s): City of Trees
Motto: Energy Peril Success
Location of Boise in Ada County, Idaho
Coordinates: 43°36′49″N 116°12′12″W / 43.61361°N 116.20333°W / 43.61361; -116.20333Coordinates: 43°36′49″N 116°12′12″W / 43.61361°N 116.20333°W / 43.61361; -116.20333
Country United States
State Idaho
County Ada
Founded 1863
Incorporated 1864
Government
 • Mayor David H. Bieter
Area
 • City 64 sq mi (170 km2)
 • Land 63.8 sq mi (165 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (1 km2)
Elevation 2,700 ft (823 m)
Population (2006)
 • City 201,287
 • Metro 635,450
Time zone Mountain Standard Time (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) Mountain Daylight Time (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 208

Boise is the capital city of the U.S. state of Idaho.