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Location in Vermont
Location in Vermont
Country United States
State Vermont
County Chittenden
Settled 1783
Organized (town) 1785
Incorporated (city) 1865
Government
 • Mayor Miro Weinberger[1]
Area
 • City 15.5 sq mi (40.1 km2)
 • Land 10.6 sq mi (27.4 km2)
 • Water 12.7 sq mi (12.7 km2)
Elevation
200 ft (61 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • City 38,889
 • Density 3,682.0/sq mi (1,421.6/km2)
 • Metro
206,700

Burlington is a city in the American state of Vermont. It is the county seat of Chittenden County. Burlington was first settled in 1783. It became a city in 1865.

Population

Burlington is Vermont's largest city. It has a population of about 40,000 people. It is the smallest American city that is also the largest in its state. Burlington has a metropolitan population of about 210,000.

Geography

The city is located on the east bank of Lake Champlain. Burlington has an area of about 15.5 sq miles. It sits at an elevation of 200 feet.

Notable residents

Sister Cities

Although there is no formal twinning agreement, Burlington takes part in the annual Burlington International Games with

References

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On the shore of Lake Champlain