Denver (Colorado)

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Coordinates 39°44′21″N 104°59′06″W
Country United States
State Colorado
City and county Denver
Platted November 17, 1858; 163 years ago (1858-11-17), as Denver City, Kansas Territory
Incorporated November 7, 1861; 160 years ago (1861-11-07), as Denver City, Colorado Territory
Consolidated December 1, 1902; 119 years ago (1902-12-01), as the City and County of Denver
Named for James W. Denver
Elevation 5,130–5,690 ft (1,564–1,734 m)
Demonym(s) Denverite
Time zone UTC−07:00 (MST)
ZIP Codes 80201–80212, 80214–80239, 80241, 80243–80244, 80246–80252, 80256–80266, 80271, 80273–80274, 80279–80281, 80290–80291, 80293–80295, 80299, 80012, 80014, 80022, 80033, 80123
Area codes 303/720/983
FIPS code 08-20000
GNIS feature ID 201738
Major airport Denver International Airport
U.S. routes
State highways
Passenger rail California Zephyr
Commuter rail A B G N
Light rail C D E H L R W
Government (Type) consolidated city and county
Government (Body) Denver City Council
Government (Mayor) Michael Hancock (D)
Government (Total) 154.726 sq mi (400.739 km2)
Government (Land) 153.075 sq mi (396.463 km2)
Government (Water) 1.651 sq mi (4.276 km2)
Area (Total) 154.726 sq mi (400.739 km2)
Area (Land) 153.075 sq mi (396.463 km2)
Area (Water) 1.651 sq mi (4.276 km2)
Population (2020) (Total) 715,522
Population (2020) (Estimate (2021)) 711,463
Population (2020) (Rank) 1st in Colorado 19th in the United States
Population (2020) (Density) 4,674/sq mi (1,805/km2)
Population (2020) (Metro) 2,963,821 (19th)
Population (2020) (CSA) 3,623,560 (17th)
Population (2020) (Front Range) 5,055,344

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Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/) is a consolidated city and county, the capital, and most populous city of the U.S.state of Colorado. Its population was 715,522 at the 2020 United States census, a 19.22% increase since the 2010 United States census. It is the 19th-most populous city in the United States and the fifth most populous state capital. It is the principal city of the Denver–Aurora–Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area and the first city of the Front Range Urban Corridor.

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