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City of Little Rock
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Location of Little Rock in Pulaski County, Arkansas.
Location of Little Rock in Pulaski County, Arkansas.
Coordinates: 34°44′10″N 92°19′52″W / 34.73611°N 92.33111°W / 34.73611; -92.33111Coordinates: 34°44′10″N 92°19′52″W / 34.73611°N 92.33111°W / 34.73611; -92.33111
Country United States
State Arkansas
CountyPulaski
TownshipBig Rock
FoundedJune 1, 1821
Incorporated (town)November 7, 1831
Incorporated (city)November 2, 1835
Named forFrench: La Petite Roche
(The "Little Rock")
Government
 • TypeCouncil-manager
 • MayorMark Stodola (D)
 • CouncilLittle Rock City Council
Area
 • State capital and city121.30 sq mi (314.16 km2)
 • Land118.69 sq mi (307.40 km2)
 • Water2.61 sq mi (6.76 km2)
 • Metro
4,090.34 sq mi (10,593.94 km2)
Elevation
335 ft (102 m)
Population
 • State capital and city193,524
 • Estimate 
(2017)
198,606
 • RankUS: 117th
 • Density1,672.81/sq mi (645.87/km2)
 • Urban
431,388 (US: 88th)
 • Metro
738,344 (US: 78th)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code(s)
72002, 72103, 72201, 72202, 72204, 72205, 72206, 72207, 72209, 72210, 72211, 72212, 72223, 72227
FIPS code05-41000
GNIS feature ID0083350
Major airportClinton National Airport/Adams Field (LIT)
Interstate HighwaysI-30, I-40, I-430, I-440, I-530, I-630
Other major highwaysUS 65, US 67, US 70, US 167, AR 107
Websitewww.littlerock.gov

Little Rock is the capital city and largest city of the U.S. state of Arkansas. Billy Joel mentions it in "We Didn't Start the Fire".

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