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Seattle, Washington
Seattle flag Seattle seal
(Flag of Seattle) (Seal of Seattle)
City nickname Emerald City
City bird Great Blue Heron
City flower Dahlia
City mottos The City of Flowers
The City of Goodwill
City song Seattle, the Peerless City
WAMap-doton-Seattle
Mayor

Greg Nickels

County

King County

Area

  - Total
  - Land
  - Water
  - % water


369.2 km²
217.2 km²
152.0 km²
41.16 %

Population (2003) 569,101
Population density (2000) 2,593.5/km²
Time zonePacific (UTC−8)
Latitude47°37'N
Longitude122°19'W

Founded in 1869, the City of Seattle is located in the State of Washington on Puget Sound, 113 miles (182 km) from the U.S.-Canadian border. Seattle is a commercial, cultural and advanced technology hub of the U.S. Pacific Northwest and a major port city for trans-Pacific and European trade. Surrounded by mountains and water, the greater Seattle area features picture-perfect views and abundant recreational opportunities year-round.

Latitude: 47° 39' North Longitude: 122° 17' West

City ProfileEdit

Land Area: 84 sq mi (217 sq km)

Population 2000: 563,374 2013 population 626,600 Population density: 6,736 people per sq mi (2,600 per sq km)

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