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Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin
Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountyDane County
Incorporated1848
Government
 • MayorPaul Soglin
Area
 • City84.7 sq mi (219 km2)
 • Land67.3 sq mi (174 km2)
 • Water16.0 sq mi (41 km2)
Population
 (2006 Est.)
 • City223,389
 • Density3,030/sq mi (1,169.8/km2)
 • Urban
329,5331
 • Metro
543,022
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central)
Websitehttp://www.cityofmadison.com
1 Urban = 2000 Census

Madison is the capital city of Wisconsin, a state in the United States of America. As of the 2000 census, it has a population (people living in it) of 221,735, making it the second largest city in Wisconsin. It is the county seat of Dane County. Madison is also home to the University of Wisconsin.

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