Raleigh, North Carolina

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Raleigh
Ceety o Raleigh
Downtoun Raleigh
Downtoun Raleigh
Banner o Raleigh
Banner
Offeecial seal o Raleigh
Seal
Cairt o Wake Coonty, North Carolina
Raleigh is locatit in the US
Raleigh
Raleigh
Location in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 35°49′8″N 78°38′41″W / 35.81889°N 78.64472°W / 35.81889; -78.64472
KintraUnitit States
StateNorth Carolina
CoontyWake, Durham
Foondit1792
Govrenment
 • TeepMayor
 • MayorNancy McFarlane (Independent Pairty (United States))
Area
 • Total375 km2 (144.8 sq mi)
 • Land370 km2 (142.8 sq mi)
 • Water5 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Elevation
96 m (315 ft)
Population
 (2011 est.)[1]
 • Tot416,468 (42nd)
 • Density1,126/km2 (2,916.4/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Raleighite
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
276xx
Aurie code(s)919, 984
Wabsteidwww.raleighnc.gov

Raleigh (/ˈrɔːli/; RAW-lee)[2] is the caipital an the seicont lairgest ceety in the state o North Carolina as well as the seat o Wake Coonty.

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Raleigh haes several sister ceeties:[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "2011 Census estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 14, 2012.
  2. Wells, John C. (2009). "Ralegh, Raleigh". Longman Pronunciation Dictionary. London: Pearson Longman. ISBN 978-1-4058-8118-0. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  3. "The Official City of Raleigh Portal". Raleigh-nc.org. Retrieved 2012-01-04.
  4. "Sister Cities Association of Raleigh, Raleigh Sister Cities". Raleighsistercities.org. Retrieved 2012-01-04.
  5. "Raleigh, North Carolina". Sister Cities International. Retrieved 2013-01-29.