Raleigh, North Carolina

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Raleigh
State caipital
Ceety o Raleigh
Downtoun Raleigh

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Cairt o Wake Coonty, North Carolina
Raleigh, North Carolina is located in United States
Raleigh
Raleigh
Location in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 35°49′8″N 78°38′41″W / 35.81889°N 78.64472°W / 35.81889; -78.64472
Kintra Unitit States
State North Carolina
Coonty Wake, Durham
Foondit 1792
Government
 • Type Mayor
 • Mayor Nancy McFarlane (Independent Pairty (United States))
Area
 • Total 144.8 sq mi (375 km2)
 • Land 142.8 sq mi (370 km2)
 • Water 2.0 sq mi (5 km2)
Elevation 315 ft (96 m)
Population (2011 est.)[1]
 • Total 416,468 (42nd)
 • Density 2,916.4/sq mi (1,126.0/km2)
Demonym Raleighite
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
ZIP code(s) 276xx
Area code(s) 919, 984
Website www.raleighnc.gov

Raleigh (/ˈrɔːli/; RAW-lee)[2] is the caipital an the seicont lairgest ceety in the state o North Carolina as well as the seat o Wake Coonty.

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Raleigh haes several sister ceeties:[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "2011 Census estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 14, 2012. 
  2. Wells, John C. (2009). "Ralegh, Raleigh". Longman Pronunciation Dictionary. London: Pearson Longman. ISBN 978-1-4058-8118-0. 
  3. "The Official City of Raleigh Portal". Raleigh-nc.org. Retrieved 2012-01-04. 
  4. "Sister Cities Association of Raleigh, Raleigh Sister Cities". Raleighsistercities.org. Retrieved 2012-01-04. 
  5. "Raleigh, North Carolina". Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2013-01-29.