city in and county seat of King County, Washington, United States
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Seattle is the largest city in the U.S. state of Washington. It is the home of the Space Needle and a monorail, both of which were built for the 1962 World's Fair. It is also the American headquarters of Boeing, Starbucks coffee, and Nordstrom. In the 1960s and 1990s, music artists like Jimi Hendrix, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, and others from the city became popular. It is also the setting of the TV shows Here Come the Brides, Frasier, and Grey's Anatomy.

City of Seattle
Seattle during the day
Seattle during the day
The Emerald City
The City of Flowers, The City of Goodwill
Coordinates: 47°36′35″N 122°19′59″W / 47.60972°N 122.33306°W / 47.60972; -122.33306
CountryUnited States
CountyKing County
IncorporatedDecember 2, 1869
 • TypeMayor–council
 • MayorBruce Harrell (D)
 • City142.5 sq mi (369.2 km2)
 • Land83.87 sq mi (217.2 km2)
 • Water58.67 sq mi (152.0 km2)
 • Metro
8,186 sq mi (21,202 km2)
0−520 ft (0−158 m)
 (July 1, 2019)
 • City753,675
 • Density7,962/sq mi (2,665/km2)
 • Metro
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
Area code206
The Space Needle

Seattle has many sports teams, including the Seattle Mariners (baseball), the Seattle Seahawks (American football), the Seattle Kraken (ice hockey), the Sounders FC (soccer), and the Seattle Storm (women's basketball). Seattle has a lot of water around it, with Puget Sound and the Pacific Ocean to the west and Lake Washington to the east. About 750,000 people live in the city. More than 4,000,000 (4 million) people live in the city or near it.

Seattle is home to many colleges and universities. The most notable of these are, University of Washington, and Seattle University.

Seattle has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate (Csb in the Köppen climate classification).

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