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City of Topeka
Dountoun Topeka Skyline frae Burnett's Mound
Dountoun Topeka Skyline frae Burnett's Mound
Nickname(s): Capitol City, T-Town, Top City[1]
Coordinates: 39°03′21″N 95°41′22″W / 39.05583°N 95.68944°W / 39.05583; -95.68944
Kintra Unitit States
State Kansas
Coonty Shawnee
Foondit 5 Dizember 1854
Incorporated 14 Februar 1857
 • Mayor Bill Bunten
 • Ceety Manager Jim Colson [2]
 • Ceety 61.47 sq mi (159.21 km2)
 • Laund 60.17 sq mi (155.84 km2)
 • Watter 1.30 sq mi (3.37 km2)
Elevation 945 ft (288 m)
Population (2010)[4]
 • Ceety 127,473 (US: 193rd)
 • Estimate (2011[5]) 128,188
 • Density 2,118.5/sq mi (818.0/km2)
 • Metro 233,870 (US: 189th)
Demonym Topekan
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP Codes 66601-66612, 66614-66622, 66624-66626, 66628-66629, 66636-66637, 66642, 66647, 66652-66653, 66667, 66675, 66683, 66692, 66699
Aurie code 785
FIPS code 20-71000[6]
GNIS featur ID 0485477[7]

Topeka (/tɵˈpkə/; Kansa: Tó Pee Kuh) is the caipital ceety o the U.S. state o Kansas an the coonty seat o Shawnee Coonty. It is situatit alang the Kansas River in the central pairt o Shawnee Coonty, locatit in northeast Kansas, in the Central Unitit States. As o the 2010 census, the ceety population wis 127,473.[8] The Topeka Metropolitan Statistical Aurie, which includes Shawnee, Jackson, Jefferson, Osage, an Wabaunsee coonties, haed an population o 233,870 in 2010 census. The ceety is well kent for the landmark United States Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, which owerturned Plessy vs. Ferguson an declared segregation in public schuils on accoont o race tae be unconstitutional.[9] Three ships o the US Navy hae been named USS Topeka in honor o the ceety.

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  1. Topeka Capitol Journal Online
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  5. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-03.  Freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)
  6. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  8. "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 6, 2011. 

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