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Burlington, Vermont

city in Chittenden County, Vermont, United States

Burlington is a city in the American state of Vermont. It is the county seat of Chittenden County. Burlington was first settled in 1783. It became a city in 1865.

Burlington, Vermont
Flag of Burlington, Vermont
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Nickname(s): 
Queen City
Location in Vermont
Location in Vermont
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CountryUnited States
StateVermont
CountyChittenden
Settled1783
Organized (town)1785
Incorporated (city)1865
Government
 • MayorMiro Weinberger[1]
Area
 • City15.5 sq mi (40.1 km2)
 • Land10.6 sq mi (27.4 km2)
 • Water12.7 sq mi (12.7 km2)
Elevation
200 ft (61 m)
Population
(2000)
 • City38,889
 • Density3,682.0/sq mi (1,421.6/km2)
 • Metro
206,700
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
05401-05403, 05405-05408
Area code(s)802
Websitewww.ci.burlington.vt.us

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PopulationEdit

Burlington is Vermont's largest city. It has a population of about 40,000 people. It is the smallest American city that is also the largest in its state. Burlington has a metropolitan population of about 210,000.

GeographyEdit

The city is located on the east bank of Lake Champlain. Burlington has an area of about 15.5 sq miles. It sits at an elevation of 200 feet. The suburb of Shelburne is 7 miles nearby Burlington.

Notable residentsEdit

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Sister CitiesEdit

Although there is no formal twinning agreement, Burlington takes part in the annual Burlington International Games with

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On the shore of Lake Champlain