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Milwaukee
Tap: Milwaukee Skyline, Center Left Miller Park, Center Richt Cathedral o St. John the Evangelist, Lawer Left Milwaukee River, Lawer Richt Milwaukee Ceety Haw
Tap: Milwaukee Skyline, Center Left Miller Park, Center Richt Cathedral o St. John the Evangelist, Lawer Left Milwaukee River, Lawer Richt Milwaukee Ceety Haw
Banner o Milwaukee
Banner
Eik-name(s): 
Cream Ceety, Brew Ceety, Beer Ceety, Brew Toun, Beertoun, Miltoun, The Mil, MKE, The Ceety o Festivals, Deutsch-Athen (German Athens)
Location o Milwaukee in Milwaukee Coonty, Wisconsin
Location o Milwaukee in Milwaukee Coonty, Wisconsin
Milwaukee is locatit in the Unitit States
Milwaukee
Milwaukee
Location in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 43°03′8″N 87°57′21″W / 43.05222°N 87.95583°W / 43.05222; -87.95583
KintraUnited States
StateWisconsin
CoontiesMilwaukee, Washington, Waukesha
IncorporatedJanuar 31, 1846
Govrenment
 • TeepStrang mayor-cooncil
 • MayorTom Barrett (D)
Area
 • Ceety250.71 km2 (96.80 sq mi)
 • Laund248.95 km2 (96.12 sq mi)
 • Water1.76 km2 (0.68 sq mi)
Elevation
188 m (617 ft)
Population
 • Ceety594,833
 • Estimate 
(2012[3])
598,916
 • Rank30t in US
 • Density2389.4/km2 (6188.4/sq mi)
 • Urban
1,308,913
 • Metro
1,566,981
 • CSA
2025898
Demonym(s)Milwaukeean
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)414
FIPS code55-53000[4]
GNIS featur ID1577901[5]
Major airportGeneral Mitchell Internaitional Airport (MKE)
Websitewww.city.milwaukee.gov

Milwaukee /mɪlˈwɔːk/ is the lairgest ceety in the U.S. state o Wisconsin, the 30t maist populous ceety in the Unitit States, an 39t maist populous region in the Unitit States. It is the coonty seat o Milwaukee Coonty an is locatit on the soothwastren shore o Loch Michigan. Accordin tae 2010 census data, the Ceety o Milwaukee haes a population o 594,833.[6] Milwaukee is the main cultural an economic centre o the Milwaukee–Waukesha–West Allis Metropolitan Statistical Auriea, wi an estimatit population o 1,566,981 as o 2012.[7]

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety o Milwaukee haes several sister ceeties as designatit bi Sister Ceeties Internaitional an Milwaukee's Sister Ceeties:[8]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 18 November 2012.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2 Januar 2013.
  3. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 24 Juin 2013.
  4. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  5. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 25 October 2007. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  6. "U.S. Census Bureau Delivers Wisconsin's 2010 Census Population Totals, Including First Look at Race and Hispanic Origin Data for Legislative Redistricting" (CSV). 2010 Census Data. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 10 Mairch 2011. Retrieved 27 Apryle 2011.
  7. List of Core Based Statistical Areas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. En.wikipedia.org. Retrieved on 2013-07-21.
  8. "Sister Cities International". Retrieved 20 Apryle 2006.
  9. Korolczuk, Dariusz (12 Januar 2010). "Foreign cooperation - Partner Cities". Białystok City Council. City Office in Białystok. Retrieved 22 Mairch 2013.
  10. "Presentation on the City of Kanpur, India relative to establishing a friendly exchange leading to a sister city relationship with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, given by Dr. Pradeep K. Rohatgi". Retrieved 4 Januar 2012.