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Fargo, North Dakota

city in North Dakota, United States of America

Fargo is the largest city in the American state of North Dakota. It is in the eastern part of the state, near the Minnesota border. The city was founded in 1871, and it has a population of 105,549 as of the 2010 census. Fargo lies at the intersection of two major highways, Interstate 29 and Interstate 94.

Fargo, North Dakota
Skyline of Fargo
Skyline of Fargo
Fargo's location in North Dakota
Fargo's location in North Dakota
Coordinates: Coordinates: 46°52′38″N 96°47′22″W / 46.87722°N 96.78944°W / 46.87722; -96.78944
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Dakota
CountyCass
Government
 • MayorDennis Walaker
Area
 • Total48.82 sq mi (126.44 km2)
 • Land48.82 sq mi (126.44 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,470 ft (448 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total105,549 Ranked 245th
 • Density2,162.0/sq mi (834.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Websitehttp://www.cityoffargo.com
Street scene in downtown Fargo