Greensboro, North Carolina

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Greensboro, North Carolina
Ceety
Ceety o Greensboro
Sheraton Four Seasons - Joseph S. Koury Convention Center

Nickname(s): Tournament Toun,

Gate Ceety, The Boro
Location in North Carolina
Coordinates: 36°4′48″N 79°49′10″W / 36.08000°N 79.81944°W / 36.08000; -79.81944
Kintra Unitit States
State North Carolina
Coonty Guilford
Year Established 1808
Government
 • Type Ceety Cooncil
 • Mayor Nancy B. Vaughan (D)
Area
 • Ceety 131.2 sq mi (283.0 km2)
 • Land 126.7 sq mi (271.2 km2)
 • Water 4.5 sq mi (11.8 km2)
Elevation 897 ft (272 m)
Population (2012 Census Estimate)[1][2]
 • Ceety 277,080(69t)
 • Density 2,436/sq mi (940.5/km2)
 • Urban 311,810 (US: 120t)
 • MSA 723,801
 • CSA 1,599,477
Time zone Eastren (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 336
FIPS code 37-28000[3]
GNIS featur ID 1020557[4]
Website www.greensboro-nc.gov

Greensboro Listeni/ˈɡrnzbʌr/[5] (spelled Greensborough frae 1808–1895) is a ceety in the U.S. state o North Carolina. It is the third-lairgest ceety bi population in North Carolina an the lairgest cety in Guilford Coonty an the surroundin Piedmont Triad metropolitan region. Accordin to the 2012 U.S. Census Estimate, Greensboro's population is 277,080. It is locatit at the intersection o twa major interstate highways (I-85 an I-40) in the Piedmont region o central North Carolina.

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