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St. Louis
City of St. Louis
Frae top left: Forest Park Jewel Box, MetroLink (St. Louis) at Lambert - St. Louis Internaitional Airport, Apotheosis of St. Louis at the St. Louis Art Museum, Gateway Arch an the St. Louis skyline, Busch Stadium, an the St. Louis Zoo
Banner o St. Louis
Banner
Eik-name(s): 
Rome of the West, STL, Gateway to the West,[1] Mound City[2][3]
Location in the State o Missouri
Location in the State o Missouri
Coordinates: 38°37′38″N 90°11′52″W / 38.62722°N 90.19778°W / 38.62722; -90.19778Coordinates: 38°37′38″N 90°11′52″W / 38.62722°N 90.19778°W / 38.62722; -90.19778
KintraUnitit States
StateMissouri
CoontyUnthirlt ceety
MetroGreater St. Louis
Foondit1764
Incorporatit1822
Govrenment
 • TeepMayor–cooncil govrenment
 • MayorLyda Krewson (D)
Area
 • Unthirlt ceety171.3 km2 (66.2 sq mi)
 • Laund160.4 km2 (61.9 sq mi)
 • Water11.0 km2 (4.2 sq mi)
Elevation142 m (466 ft)
Population
 • Unthirlt ceety319,294
 • Estimate 
(2014)[6]
317,419
 • RankUS: 58t
 • Density1,991/km2 (5,157/sq mi)
 • Urban
2,150,706 (US: 20t)
 • Metro
2,810,056 (US: 19t)
 • CSA
2905893 (US: 19t)
Demonym(s)St. Louisan
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Area code(s)314, 636
Websitehttp://stlouis-mo.gov

St. Louis (pronounced /seɪnt ˈluːɪs/ (deprecatit template) or /sænt ˈluː.iː/; French: Saint-Louis or St-Louis, [sɛ̃ lwi] ( listen)) is an independent ceety[7] an the seicont-lairgest ceety in the U.S. state o Missouri. In 2010, St. Louis haed a population o 319,294; a 2013 estimate put the population at 318,416,[5] The principal municipality o Greater St. Louis, population 2,892,874, the lairgest urban aurie in Missouri, the 4t lairgest urban aurie in the Midwast, an 15t-lairgest in the Unitit States.[8]

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

St. Louis haes 16 sister ceeties.[9]

Wi informal relations wi Philippines Tuguegarao, Philippines.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "St. Louis United States – Visiting the Gateway to the West". Globosapiens.net. Retrieved 14 Mairch 2011.
  2. St. Louis Public Library on "Mound City".
  3. STLtoday.com on "The Lou".
  4. "St. Louis City, Missouri – Population Finder – American FactFinder". United States Geological Survey. 24 October 1980. Retrieved 23 December 2008.
  5. a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 14 September 2013.
  6. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 27 Mairch 2015.
  7. Missouri QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau.
  8. Census.gov[deid airtin]
  9. "St. Louis Sister Cities". St. Louis Center for International Relations. Retrieved 20 Mairch 2011.
  10. "Stuttgart Städtepartnerschaften". Landeshauptstadt Stuttgart, Abteilung Außenbeziehungen (in German). Retrieved 27 Julie 2013.
  11. "Kontakty partnerskie Miasta Szczecin". Urząd Miasta Szczecin (in Polish). Archived frae the original on 18 August 2012. Retrieved 29 Julie 2013.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)