Portland is the largest city in Oregon, and county seat of Multnomah County. It is located within the Pacific Northwest, straddling the Willamette River and just south of its confluence with the Columbia River. According to the U.S. Census Bureau as of July 2003, the city's population was estimated to be 538,544, a growth of 1.7% over the April 2000 census figure of 529,121.

The Portland metropolitan area spans Multnomah and Washington counties and Clackamas, Columbia, and Yamhill counties in Oregon, and Clark County in Washington. The immediate metropolitan area has a population of 2,016,357 as of July 2003, which is 5.2% more than the 2000 census figure for the area. The area includes the neighboring cities of Beaverton, Gresham, Hillsboro, Milwaukie, Lake Oswego, Oregon City, Fairview, Wood Village, Troutdale and Tigard (all in Oregon), as well as Vancouver (in Washington).

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Portland skyline.

Portland, Oregon
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(Flag of Portland) (Seal of Portland)

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Multnomah County

Population (2003) 538,544
Time zonePacific (UTC−8)

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