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City of Oklahoma City
Flag of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Official seal of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Location in Oklahoma County and the U.S. state of Oklahoma.
Location in Oklahoma County and the U.S. state of Oklahoma.
Coordinates: 35°28′56″N 97°32′06″W / 35.48222°N 97.53500°W / 35.48222; -97.53500Coordinates: 35°28′56″N 97°32′06″W / 35.48222°N 97.53500°W / 35.48222; -97.53500
CountryUnited States
StateOklahoma
CountiesOklahoma, Canadian, Cleveland, Pottawatomie
FoundedApril 22, 1889[4]
IncorporatedJuly 15, 1890[4]
Government
 • TypeCouncil – Manager
 • MayorDavid Holt (R)
 • City managerJames D. Couch
Area
 • City620.34 sq mi (1,606.67 km2)
 • Land601.11 sq mi (1,556.87 km2)
 • Water19.23 sq mi (49.81 km2)
 • Urban
410.6 sq mi (1,063.5 km2)
Elevation
1,201 ft (366 m)
Population
 • City579,999
 • Estimate 
(2017)[6]
643,648
 • RankUS: 27th
 • Density934.970/sq mi (360.9945/km2)
 • Urban
861,505 (US: 51st)
 • Metro
1,373,211 (US: 41st)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
FIPS code40-55000
GNIS feature ID1102140[8]
WebsiteOklahoma City official website

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.[9] 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.

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