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Buffalo, New York
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
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
Banner o Buffalo, New York
Banner
Offeecial seal o Buffalo, New York
Seal
Location o Buffalo in New York State
Location o Buffalo in New York State
Buffalo, New York is locatit in the US
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
KintraUnitit States
StateNew York
CoontyErie
First settled (veelage)1789
Foondit1801
Incorporatit (ceety)1832
Govrenment
 • MayorByron Brown (D)
 • Common CooncilCeety cooncil
Area
 • Ceety136.0 km2 (52.5 sq mi)
 • Land105.2 km2 (40.6 sq mi)
 • Water30.8 km2 (11.9 sq mi)
Elevation
183 m (600 ft)
Population
 (2013)
 • Ceety258,959 (US: 73rd)
 • Density2,568.8/km2 (6,436.2/sq mi)
 • Urban
935,906 (US: 46t)
 • Metro
1,134,210 (US: 49t)
 • CSA
1,213,668 (US: 44t)
Demonym(s)Buffalonian
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
14200
Aurie code(s)716
FIPS code36-11000
GNIS featur ID0973345
Wabsteidwww.city-buffalo.com
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Buffalo (/[unsupported input]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 nummer 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 20120322060018 at buffalonian.com Error: unkent archive URL
  2. The Village of Buffalo 1801 to 1832. The Buffalonian. Retrieved April 15, 2008. Archived 20120322060126 at buffalonian.com Error: unkent archive URL
  3. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Archived frae the oreeginal 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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