Oklahoma City

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Oklahoma City
Nickname(s): OKC
Location in Oklahoma County and the state of Oklahoma.
Coordinates: 35°28′56.28″N 97°32′6.72″W / 35.4823°N 97.5352°W / 35.4823; -97.5352Coordinates: 35°28′56.28″N 97°32′6.72″W / 35.4823°N 97.5352°W / 35.4823; -97.5352
Country United States
State Oklahoma
Counties Oklahoma, Cleveland, Canadian, and Pottawatomie
Government
 • Mayor Mick Cornett (R)
Area
 • City 621.2 sq mi (1,608.8 km2)
 • Land 607.0 sq mi (1,572.1 km2)
 • Water 14.2 sq mi (36.7 km2)
Elevation 1,299 ft (396 m)
Population (2005)
 • City 541,500
 • Density 872/sq mi (336.5/km2)
 • Metro 1,266,445
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 405

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.[1] 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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