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Olympia, Washington
State Caipital
Ceety o Olympia
(Frae tap left tae bottom richt) Auld Caipitol Biggin, East Olympia, Interstate 5 at the junction o U.S. Route 101, Port o Olympia, Dountoun frae Capitol Loch, Washington State Caipitol, Salmon sculptur, Moont Rainier, Olympic Moontains an Swantown Marina, Percival Laundin Pairk.
(Frae tap left tae bottom richt) Auld Caipitol Biggin, East Olympia, Interstate 5 at the junction o U.S. Route 101, Port o Olympia, Dountoun frae Capitol Loch, Washington State Caipitol, Salmon sculptur, Moont Rainier, Olympic Moontains an Swantown Marina, Percival Laundin Pairk.
Nickname(s): Oly, O-Toun
Thurston County Washington Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Olympia Highlighted.svg
Olympia, Washington is locatit in the US
Olympia, Washington
Olympia, Washington
Location in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 47°2′33″N 122°53′35″W / 47.04250°N 122.89306°W / 47.04250; -122.89306Coordinates: 47°2′33″N 122°53′35″W / 47.04250°N 122.89306°W / 47.04250; -122.89306
Kintra Unitit States
State Washington
Coonty Thurston
Incorporatit Januar 28, 1859
Govrenment
 • Teep Cooncil/Ceety Manager
 • Mayor Stephen Buxbaum
Aurie[1]
 • Ceety 50.97 km2 (19.68 sq mi)
 • Laund 46.15 km2 (17.82 sq mi)
 • Watter 4.82 km2 (1.86 sq mi)
Elevation 29 m (95 ft)
Population (2010)[2][3]
 • Ceety 46,478
 • Estimate (2014)[4] 49,218
 • Rank 1st in Thurston County
24th in Washington
765th in the United States
 • Density 1,007.0/km2 (2,608.2/sq mi)
 • Urban 176,617 (US: 195th
 • Metro 265,851 (US: 178th
Demonym(s) Olympian
Time zone Paceefic (UTC-8)
 • Simmer (DST) Paceefic (UTC)
ZIP codes 98500-98599
Aurie code(s) 360
FIPS code 53-51300
GNIS featur ID 1533353[5]
Wabsteid www.olympiawa.gov

Olympia is the caipital o the State o Washington an the coonty seat o Thurston Coonty.[6]

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Twin touns – sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Olympia is twinned wi:

Thare war previous agreements wi Olympia, Greece an Samarkand, Uzbekistan but these are no langer in effect.[8]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-19. 
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-19. 
  3. "National 2010 urban area file containing a list of all urbanized areas and urban clusters (including Puerto Rico and the Island Areas) sorted by UACE code" (TXT). United States Census Bureau, Geography Division. Retrieved November 21, 2012. 
  4. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 28, 2015. 
  5. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  7. "Nanchang City and Sister Cities Intercommunion". Nanchang Municipal Party Committee of the CPC and Nanchang Municipal Government. Nanchang Economic Information Center. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2013-05-22. Retrieved 2013-11-05. 
  8. Information on Olympia's former sister cities