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City of Kansas City
Official logo of Kansas City, Missouri
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Nickname(s): 
Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass counties in the state of Missouri.
Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass counties in the state of Missouri.
Coordinates: 39°05′59″N 94°34′42″W / 39.09972°N 94.57833°W / 39.09972; -94.57833Coordinates: 39°05′59″N 94°34′42″W / 39.09972°N 94.57833°W / 39.09972; -94.57833
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountiesJackson, Clay, Platte, Cass
IncorporatedJune 1, 1850 (as the Town of Kansas); March 28, 1853 (as the City of Kansas)
Government
 • MayorSly James (D)
 • Mayor Pro TemScott Wagner
Area
 • City319.03 sq mi (826.28 km2)
 • Land314.95 sq mi (815.72 km2)
 • Water4.08 sq mi (10.57 km2)
 • Urban
584.4 sq mi (1,513.59 km2)
 • Metro
7,952 sq mi (20,596 km2)
Elevation
910 ft (277 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City459,787
 • Estimate 
(2017)
488,943
 • RankUS: 37th
MO: 1st
 • Density1,441.203/sq mi (556.454/km2)
 • Urban
1,519,417 (US: 31st)
 • Metro
2,159,159 (US: 29th)
 • CSA
2,428,362 (US: 24th)
Time zoneUTC−06:00 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−05:00 (CDT)
ZIP Codes
64101-64102, 64105-64106, 64108-64114, 64116-64121, 64123-64134, 64136-64139, 64141, 64144-64149, 64151-64158, 64161, 64163-64168, 64170-64172, 64179-64180, 64183-64184, 64187-64188, 64190-64193, 64195-64199, 64999[1]
FIPS code29000-38000[2]
GNIS feature ID0748198[3]
InterstatesI-29 (MO).svg I-35 (MO).svg I-435 (MO).svg I-470 (MO).svg I-49 (MO).svg I-670 (MO).svg I-70 (MO).svg
AirportsKansas City International Airport
WebsiteKCMO.org

Kansas City is the biggest city in the U.S. state of Missouri. The Kansas River and Missouri River meet one another in Kansas City. The city has about 448,000 people, and the entire metropolitan area has about 2,000,000 people, some of whom live in the state of Kansas. Its mayor is Sly James. Some sports teams there are the Royals (baseball), the Chiefs (American football), and the Wizards (soccer). Kansas City is well known for some of its barbecue restaurants, and is also an important place for business.

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