Madison, Wisconsin

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Madison, Wisconsin
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Flag of Madison, Wisconsin
Nickname(s): "Mad Town" or "Mad City"
Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin
Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Dane County
Incorporated 1848
 • Mayor Paul Soglin
 • City 84.7 sq mi (219 km2)
 • Land 67.3 sq mi (174 km2)
 • Water 16.0 sq mi (41 km2)
Population (2006 Est.)
 • City 223,389
 • Density 3,030/sq mi (1,169.8/km2)
 • Urban 329,5331
 • Metro 543,022
Time zone Central (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 608
1 Urban = 2000 Census

Madison is the capital city of Wisconsin, a state in the United States of America. As of the 2000 census, it has a population (people living in it) of 221,735, making it the second largest city in Wisconsin. It is the county seat of Dane County. Madison is also home to the University of Wisconsin.

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