Oklahoma City

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Oklahoma City
State Capital
City of Oklahoma City
From top left to clockwise: downtown skyline, SkyDance Bridge, City Hall, Gold Star Memorial Building, Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City National Memorial, Oklahoma State Capitol.
From top left to clockwise: downtown skyline, SkyDance Bridge, City Hall, Gold Star Memorial Building, Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City National Memorial, Oklahoma State Capitol.
Nickname(s): OKC
Location in Oklahoma County and the state of Oklahoma.
Location in Oklahoma County and the state of Oklahoma.
Oklahoma City is located in USA
Oklahoma City
Location in the United States of America
Coordinates: 35°28′56″N 97°32′6″W / 35.48222°N 97.535°W / 35.48222; -97.535Coordinates: 35°28′56″N 97°32′6″W / 35.48222°N 97.535°W / 35.48222; -97.535
Country United States
State Oklahoma
Counties Canadian, Cleveland, Oklahoma, Pottawatomie
Government
 • Type Council – Manager
 • Mayor Mick Cornett (R)
 • City manager Jim Couch
Area
 • City 621.2 sq mi (1,608.8 km2)
 • Land 607 sq mi (1,572 km2)
 • Water 14.4 sq mi (36.7 km2)
 • Urban 410.6 sq mi (1,063.5 km2)
Elevation 1,201 ft (397 m)
Population (2013)
 • City 610,613 (U.S.: 27th)
 • Density 960/sq mi (369/km2)
 • Urban 861,505
 • Metro 1,296,565 (U.S.: 42nd)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 405
FIPS code 40-55000
GNIS feature ID 1102140[1]
Website http://www.okc.gov/

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.[2] 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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