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Buffalo, New York
Ceety
Ceety o Buffalo
Clockwise: Buffalo skyline frae I-190 North enterin dountoun, Buffalo skyline at dusk, Peace Brig, Buffalo Savings Bank, Erie Coonty haw, Niagara Squerr, an the Art Deco Buffalo Ceety Haw

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Location o Buffalo in New York State
Buffalo, New York is located in United States
Buffalo, New York
Buffalo, New York
Location in the Unitit States o Americae
Coordinates: 42°54′17″N 78°50′58″W / 42.90472°N 78.84944°W / 42.90472; -78.84944Coordinates: 42°54′17″N 78°50′58″W / 42.90472°N 78.84944°W / 42.90472; -78.84944
Kintra Unitit States
State New York
Coonty Erie
First settled (veelage) 1789
Foondit 1801
Incorporatit (ceety) 1832
Government
 • Mayor Byron Brown (D)
 • Common Cooncil Ceety cooncil
Area
 • Ceety 52.5 sq mi (136.0 km2)
 • Land 40.6 sq mi (105.2 km2)
 • Water 11.9 sq mi (30.8 km2)
Elevation 600 ft (183 m)
Population (2013)
 • Ceety 258,959 (US: 73rd)
 • Density 6,436.2/sq mi (2,568.8/km2)
 • Urban 935,906 (US: 46t)
 • Metro 1,134,210 (US: 49t)
 • CSA 1,213,668 (US: 44t)
Demonym Buffalonian
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
ZIP code 14200
Area code(s) 716
FIPS code 36-11000
GNIS featur ID 0973345
Website www.city-buffalo.com
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Buffalo (play /ˈbʌfəl/) is the seicont maist populous ceety in the state o New York, efter New York Ceety.[3] Locatit in Wastren New York on the eastren shores of Lake Erie an at the heid o the Niagara River athort frae Fort Erie, Ontario, Buffalo is the seat o Erie Coonty[4] an the principal ceety o the Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan aurie, the lairgest in Upstate New York. Dountoun Buffalo is locatit 17 miles (27 km) sooth o Niagara Falls. Buffalo itsel haes a population o 261,310 (2010 Census) an the Buffalo–Niagara–Cattaraugus Combined Statistical Area is hame tae 1,215,826 residents.

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Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Buffalo haes a number o sister ceeties as designatit bi Sister Cities International (SCI):

Pairtnerships[eedit | eedit soorce]

Buffalo an aa haes pairtnerships wi the follaein touns:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. First White Settlement and Black Joe – Buffalo, NY. The Buffalonian. Retrieved April 15, 2008. Archived Mairch 22, 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  2. The Village of Buffalo 1801 to 1832. The Buffalonian. Retrieved April 15, 2008. Archived Mairch 22, 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  3. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Archived from the original on October 19, 2013. Retrieved June 14, 2013. 
  4. Erie County Government: Overview. Erie County (New York) Government Home Page. Retrieved April 16, 2008.

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