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Cambridge, Massachusetts

city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States

Cambridge is a city in the U.S. state of Massachusetts, just outside of Boston.

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Harvard Square
Harvard Square
Location in Middlesex County in Massachusetts
Location in Middlesex County in Massachusetts
Coordinates: Coordinates: 42°22′25″N 71°06′38″W / 42.37361°N 71.11056°W / 42.37361; -71.11056
CountryUnited States
StateMassachusetts
CountyMiddlesex
Settled1630
Incorporated1636
Government
 • TypeCouncil-City Manager
 • MayorHenrietta Davis
 • City ManagerRobert W. Healy
Area
 • Total7.1 sq mi (18.5 km2)
 • Land6.4 sq mi (16.7 km2)
 • Water0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
Elevation
40 ft (12 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total101,354
 • Density15,766.1/sq mi (6,087.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
02138, 02139, 02140, 02141, 02142
Area code(s)617 / 857
FIPS code25-11000
GNIS feature ID0617365
Websitewww.cambridgema.gov

It is the home of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

WikimaniaEdit

The second Wikimania was hosted in this city in 2006.