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St. Louis (pronounced /seɪnt ˈluːɪs/ (deprecatit template) or /sænt ˈluː.iː/; French: Saint-Louis or St-Louis, [sɛ̃ lwi] ( listen)) is an independent ceety[7] an the seicont-lairgest ceety in the U.S. state o Missouri. In 2010, St. Louis haed a population o 319,294; a 2013 estimate put the population at 318,416,[5] The principal municipality o Greater St. Louis, population 2,892,874, the lairgest urban aurie in Missouri, the 4t lairgest urban aurie in the Midwast, an 15t-lairgest in the Unitit States.[8]

St. Louis
Unthirlt ceety
City of St. Louis
Frae top left: Forest Park Jewel Box, MetroLink (St. Louis) at Lambert - St. Louis Internaitional Airport, Apotheosis of St. Louis at the St. Louis Art Museum, Gateway Arch an the St. Louis skyline, Busch Stadium, an the St. Louis Zoo
Banner o St. Louis
Nickname(s): Rome of the West, STL, Gateway to the West,[1] Mound City[2][3]
Location in the State o Missouri
Location in the State o Missouri
Coordinates: 38°37′38″N 90°11′52″W / 38.62722°N 90.19778°W / 38.62722; -90.19778Coordinates: 38°37′38″N 90°11′52″W / 38.62722°N 90.19778°W / 38.62722; -90.19778
Kintra Unitit States
State Missouri
Coonty Unthirlt ceety
Metro Greater St. Louis
Foondit 1764
Incorporatit 1822
 • Teep Mayor–cooncil govrenment
 • Mayor Lyda Krewson (D)
 • Unthirlt ceety 171.3 km2 (66.2 sq mi)
 • Laund 160.4 km2 (61.9 sq mi)
 • Watter 11.0 km2 (4.2 sq mi)
Elevation[4] 142 m (466 ft)
Population (2010)[5]
 • Unthirlt ceety 319,294
 • Estimate (2014)[6] 317,419
 • Rank US: 58t
 • Density 1,991/km2 (5,157/sq mi)
 • Urban 2,150,706 (US: 20t)
 • Metro 2,810,056 (US: 19t)
 • CSA 2,905,893 (US: 19t)
Demonym(s) St. Louisan
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Simmer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Aurie code(s) 314, 636

Sister ceetiesEedit

St. Louis haes 16 sister ceeties.[9]

Wi informal relations wi   Tuguegarao, Philippines.


  1. "St. Louis United States – Visiting the Gateway to the West". Retrieved March 14, 2011. 
  2. St. Louis Public Library on "Mound City".
  3. on "The Lou".
  4. "St. Louis City, Missouri – Population Finder – American FactFinder". United States Geological Survey. October 24, 1980. Retrieved December 23, 2008. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 14, 2013. 
  6. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-03-27. 
  7. Missouri QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau.
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  9. "St. Louis Sister Cities". St. Louis Center for International Relations. Retrieved March 20, 2011. 
  10. "Stuttgart Städtepartnerschaften". Landeshauptstadt Stuttgart, Abteilung Außenbeziehungen (in German). Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  11. "Kontakty partnerskie Miasta Szczecin". Urząd Miasta Szczecin (in Polish). Archived frae the oreeginal on August 18, 2012. Retrieved July 29, 2013.