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Oklahoma City
State Capital
City of Oklahoma City
From top left to clockwise: downtown skyline, SkyDance Bridge, City Hall, Gold Star Memorial Building, Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City National Memorial, Oklahoma State Capitol.
Nickname(s): OKC
Location in Oklahoma County and the state of Oklahoma.
Oklahoma City is located in USA
Oklahoma City
Location in the United States of America
Coordinates: 35°28′56″N 97°32′6″W / 35.48222°N 97.535°W / 35.48222; -97.535Coordinates: 35°28′56″N 97°32′6″W / 35.48222°N 97.535°W / 35.48222; -97.535
Country United States
State Oklahoma
Counties Canadian, Cleveland, Oklahoma, Pottawatomie
 • Type Council – Manager
 • Mayor Mick Cornett (R)
 • City manager Jim Couch
 • City 621.2 sq mi (1,608.8 km2)
 • Land 607 sq mi (1,572 km2)
 • Water 14.4 sq mi (36.7 km2)
 • Urban 410.6 sq mi (1,063.5 km2)
Elevation 1,201 ft (397 m)
Population (2013)
 • City 610,613 (U.S.: 27th)
 • Density 960/sq mi (369/km2)
 • Urban 861,505
 • Metro 1,296,565 (U.S.: 42nd)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 405
FIPS code 40-55000
GNIS feature ID 1102140[1]

Oklahoma City is the capital city of the U.S. state of Oklahoma, and the largest city in the state. As of 2006, the population of the city was about 537,734.[2] The Oklahoma City bombing happened in Oklahoma in 1995. Oklahoma City has an NBA team called the Oklahoma City Thunder. It is the county seat of Oklahoma County.