|City of Irvine|
|Motto: Innovation. Integrity. Professionalism. Flexibility. Responsiveness.|
Location of Irvine within Orange County, California.
|• Mayor||Sukhee Kang|
|• City Council||Beth Krom
|• City Manager||Sean Joyce|
|• Total||180.5 km2 (69.7 sq mi)|
|• Land||179.7 km2 (69.4 sq mi)|
|• Water||0.8 km2 (0.3 sq mi)|
|Elevation||17 m (45 ft)|
|Population (January 1, 2009)|
|• Density||1,184.2/km2 (3,067/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|ZIP code||92602, 92603, 92604, 92606, 92612, 92614, 92616, 92617, 92618, 92619, 92620, 92623, 92697, 92709, 92710|
|GNIS feature ID||1660804|
Irvine (pronounced /ˈɜrvaɪn/) is a city in Orange County, California, United States. It is a planned city, mostly made by the Irvine Company since the 1960s. The city was formally incorporated on December 28, 1971. The 69.7 square mile (180.5 km2)[source?] city has a population of about 212,793 (as of January 1, 2009). It has united in the past an undeveloped area to the north, and has also united the former El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, most of which is planned to be converted into the Orange County Great Park.
Irvine is part of the Greater Los Angeles Area.
References[change | change source]
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "E-1 Population Estimates for Cities, Counties and the State with Annual Percent Change — January 1, 2008 and 2009". California Department of Finance. 2009-05. http://www.dof.ca.gov/research/demographic/reports/estimates/e-1/2008-09/. Retrieved 2009-05-02.
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