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City of Topeka
Dountoun Topeka Skyline frae Burnett's Mound
Dountoun Topeka Skyline frae Burnett's Mound
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
KintraUnitit States
Foondit5 Dizember 1854
Incorporated14 Februar 1857
 • TeepCooncil-Manager
 • MayorLarry E. Wolgast[2]
 • City ManagerJim Colson[3]
 • Ceety159.21 km2 (61.47 sq mi)
 • Laund155.84 km2 (60.17 sq mi)
 • Water3.37 km2 (1.30 sq mi)
288 m (945 ft)
 • Ceety127,473
 • Estimate 
 • RankUS: 215t
 • Density800/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
 • Urban
150,003 (US: 217t)
 • Metro
233,791 (US: 193rd)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Codes
66601-66612, 66614-66622, 66624-66626, 66628-66629, 66636-66637, 66642, 66647, 66652-66653, 66667, 66675, 66683, 66692, 66699
Aurie code785
FIPS code20-71000[7]
GNIS featur ID0485477[8]

Topeka (/tˈpkə/; 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.[9] 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 weel 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.[10] 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". Archived frae the original on 7 August 2011. Retrieved 9 Januar 2013.
  2. "Topeka - Directory of Public Officials". The League of Kansas Municipalities.
  3. "City of Topeka - Office of the City Manager". Retrieved 26 November 2012.
  4. "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 6 Julie 2012.
  5. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 6 Julie 2012.
  6. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 20 Mey 2016.
  7. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  8. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 25 October 2007. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  9. "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 6 Mairch 2011.
  10. http://www.nps.gov/brvb/historyculture/upload/brown%20US%20supreme%20court.pdf

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