Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
City
Harvard Square
Location in Middlesex County in Massachusetts
Coordinates: 42°22′25″N 71°06′38″W / 42.37361°N 71.11056°W / 42.37361; -71.11056Coordinates: 42°22′25″N 71°06′38″W / 42.37361°N 71.11056°W / 42.37361; -71.11056
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Middlesex
Settled 1630
Incorporated 1636
Government
 • Type Council-City Manager
 • Mayor Henrietta Davis
 • City Manager Robert W. Healy
Area
 • Total 7.1 sq mi (18.5 km2)
 • Land 6.4 sq mi (16.7 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
Elevation 40 ft (12 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 101,354
 • Density 15,766.1/sq mi (6,087.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 02138, 02139, 02140, 02141, 02142
Area code(s) 617 / 857
FIPS code 25-11000
GNIS feature ID 0617365

Cambridge is a city in the U.S. state of Massachusetts, just outside of Boston. It is the home of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Wikimania[change | change source]

The second Wikimania was hosted in this city in 2006.