Portland, Maine

Portland is the lairgest ceety in the U.S. state o Maine an the coonty seat o Cumberland Coonty.[5]

Portland, Maine
City of Portland, Maine
Clockwise: Portland watterfront, the Portland Observatory on Munjoy Hill, the corner o Middle an Exchange Street in the Old Port, Congress Street, the Ceevil War Memorial in Monument Squerr, an winter licht sculpturs in Congress Squerr Plaza.
Clockwise: Portland watterfront, the Portland Observatory on Munjoy Hill, the corner o Middle an Exchange Street in the Old Port, Congress Street, the Ceevil War Memorial in Monument Squerr, an winter licht sculpturs in Congress Squerr Plaza.
Banner o Portland, Maine
Banner
Official seal of Portland, Maine
Seal
Eik-name(s): 
The Forest City, Portland of the East
Motto(s): 
Resurgam  (Laitin)
"I Will Rise Again"
Location in Cumberland Coonty an the state o Maine.
Location in Cumberland Coonty an the state o Maine.
Portland, Maine is locatit in the Unitit States
Portland, Maine
Portland, Maine
Location in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 43°40′N 70°16′W / 43.667°N 70.267°W / 43.667; -70.267Coordinates: 43°40′N 70°16′W / 43.667°N 70.267°W / 43.667; -70.267
Kintra Unitit States
State Maine
CoontyCumberland
Settled1632
IncorporatitJulie 4, 1786
Named forIsle o Portland[1]
Govrenment
 • TeepCeety cooncil an ceety manager
 • Ceety managerJon Jennings
 • MayorEthan Strimling (D)
Area
 • Ceety179.85 km2 (69.44 sq mi)
 • Laund55.19 km2 (21.31 sq mi)
 • Water124.66 km2 (48.13 sq mi)
Elevation
19 m (62 ft)
Population
 • Ceety66,194
 • Estimate 
(2015)[4]
66,881
 • RankUS: 519t
 • Density1199.7/km2 (3107.2/sq mi)
 • Urban
203,914 (US: 177t)
 • Metro
519,900 (US: 104t)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
04101, 04102, 04103, 04104, 04108, 04109, 04112, 04116, 04122, 04123, 04124
Area code(s)207
FIPS code23-60545
GNIS featur ID0573692
WebsiteCeety o Portland

Sister ceetiesEedit

Portland haes fower sister ceeties, as designatit bi Sister Cities International (SCI):

ReferencesEedit

  1. Coolidge, A.J. and J.B. Mansfeld. 1859. A History and Description of New England, General and Local. Boston: Austin J. Coolidge, p. 301.
  2. "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 23 November 2012.
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 23 November 2012.
  4. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
  5. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 7 Juin 2011.
  6. Japan index of Sister Cities International retrieved on December 9, 2008