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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
Nickname(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 US
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)
 • Land248.95 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
 • Density2,389.4/km2 (6,188.4/sq mi)
 • Urban
1,308,913
 • Metro
1,566,981
 • CSA
2,025,898
Demonym(s)Milwaukeean
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Aurie code(s)414
FIPS code55-53000[4]
GNIS featur ID1577901[5]
Major airportGeneral Mitchell Internaitional Airport (MKE)
Wabsteidwww.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]

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