Greensboro, North Carolina

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Greensboro, North Carolina
Ceety o Greensboro
Sheraton Four Seasons - Joseph S. Koury Convention Center
Sheraton Four Seasons - Joseph S. Koury Convention Center
Nickname(s): 
Tournament Toun, Gate Ceety, The Boro
Location in North Carolina
Location in North Carolina
Coordinates: 36°4′48″N 79°49′10″W / 36.08000°N 79.81944°W / 36.08000; -79.81944
KintraUnitit States
StateNorth Carolina
CoontyGuilford
Year Established1808
Govrenment
 • TeepCeety Cooncil
 • MayorNancy B. Vaughan (D)
Area
 • Ceety283.0 km2 (131.2 sq mi)
 • Land271.2 km2 (126.7 sq mi)
 • Water11.8 km2 (4.5 sq mi)
Elevation
272 m (897 ft)
Population
 (2012 Census Estimate)[1][2]
 • Ceety277,080(69t)
 • Density940.5/km2 (2,436/sq mi)
 • Urban
311,810 (US: 120t)
 • MSA
723,801
 • CSA
1,599,477
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastren (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Aurie code(s)336
FIPS code37-28000[3]
GNIS featur ID1020557[4]
Wabsteidwww.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 ceety 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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