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This airticle is aboot the ceety in the U.S. state o Texas. For ither uisses, see Dallas (disambiguation).
Dallas, Texas
City of Dallas
Tap tae bottom, left to right: Downtown Dallas skyline, Old Red Museum, NorthPark Center, Dallas City Hall, Dallas Museum of Art, Winspear Opera House, Perot Museum of Nature and Science, State Fair of Texas at Fair Park, Dallas Union Station, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, an the American Airlines Center
Banner o Dallas, Texas
Offeecial seal o Dallas, Texas
Nickname(s): Big D
Location o Dallas in Dallas Coonty an the U.S. state o Texas
Location o Dallas in Dallas Coonty an the U.S. state o Texas
Kintra  United States
State  Texas
Coonty Dallas
Incorporatit 2 Februar 1856
Coonties Dallas, Collin, Denton, Rockwall, Kaufman
 • Teep Cooncil–Manager
 • Bouk Dallas City Council
 • Mayor Mike Rawlings (D)
 • Ceety 385.8 sq mi (999.3 km2)
 • Laund 340.5 sq mi (881.9 km2)
 • Watter 45.3 sq mi (117.4 km2)
 • Urban 1,407.2 sq mi (3,645 km2)
Elevation 430 ft (131 m)
Population (2016)[1]
 • Ceety 1,300,092
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 1,300,092
 • Rank (US: 9t)
 • Density 3,645/sq mi (1,407/km2)
 • Urban 5,121,892 (6t)
 • Metro 7,102,796 (4t)
 • CSA 7,206,144 (7t)
 • Demonym Dallasite
Time zone Central (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central (UTC-5)
ZIP code
Aurie code 214, 469, 972, 682, 817[4][5]
FIPS code 48-19000[6]
GNIS featur ID 1380944[7]
ZIP code prefix 752,753
Interstates I-20.svg I-30.svg I-45.svg
I-35E.svg I-345.svg I-635.svg
Website dallascityhall.com

Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major ceety in the state o Texas an is the lairgest urban center o the fowert maist populous metropolitan aurie in the Unitit States. The ceety proper ranks nint in the U.S. an third in Texas efter Houston an San Antonio.[8][9] The ceety's prominence arose frae its historical importance as a center for the ile an cotton industries, an its poseetion alang numerous railwey lines. The bulk o the ceety is in Dallas Coonty, o which it is the coonty seat; housomeivver, sections o the ceety are locatit in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, an Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the ceety haed a population o 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the ceety's population increased tae 1,300,092 as o 1 Julie 2015.[10]

Foondit in 1841 an formally incorporatit as a ceety in Februar, 1856, the ceety's economy is primarily based on bankin, commerce, telecommunications, computer technology, energy, an transportation, hame tae several Fortune 500 companies.[11] Locatit in North Texas an a major ceety in the Soothwastren Unitit States, Dallas is the core o the lairgest inland metropolitan aurie in the Unitit States that lacks ony navigable link tae the sea.[12] The ceety's prominence arose frae its historical importance as a center for the ile an cotton industries, its poseetion alang numerous railwey lines, a strang industrial an financial sector, an its status as a major inland port (due lairgely tae the presence o Dallas/Fort Worth Internaitional Airport, ane o the lairgest an busiest in the warld).[13] It wis ratit as a beta warld ceety bi the Globalization an Warld Cities Study Group & Network.[14]

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Dallas haes sax Sister Ceeties an five Friendship Ceeties.[15]

Sister Ceeties

Friendship Ceeties

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 10, 2014. 
  2. https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2016/cb16-81.html
  3. "Zip Code Lookup". USPS. Retrieved September 10, 2014. 
  4. "Area Code Lookup (NPA NXX)". 
  5. "Area Code Lookup (NPA NXX)". 
  6. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Januar 31, 2008. 
  7. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved Januar 31, 2008. 
  8. "Texas Almanac | Texas State Historical Association | Facts, Profile & Rank". TexasAlmanac.com. Retrieved Mey 11, 2013. 
  9. "Largest 100 US cities". City Mayors. Mey 17, 2012. Retrieved Mey 11, 2013. 
  10. "Five of the Nation's Eleven Fastest-Growing Cities are in Texas, Census Bureau Reports". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved Mey 19, 2016. 
  11. Fortune 500: Ceeties wi 5 or mair FORTUNE 500 headquarters (2010) - Retrieved on November 1, 2010
  12. side note: In ascendin order frae the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex (in terms o metropolitan population): Chicago via Loch Michigan, Los Angeles via the Paceefic Ocean, an New York Ceety via the Atlantic Ocean.
  13. Jackie McElhaney and Michael V. Hazel: DALLAS, TX frae the Handbeuk o Texas Online. Retrieved 2006-04-20.
  14. Globalization and World Cities Research Network, Loughborough University. "GaWC - The World According to GaWC 2008". Retrieved 2009-03-01. 
  15. "Sister Cities". Dallas-ecodev.org. Retrieved 2010-05-23. 

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