Definitions for oklahoma city
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the capital of Oklahoma, in the central part. 469,852.
Category: Geography (places)
Oklahoma City, capital of Oklahoma(noun)
capital and largest city of Oklahoma; the economy is based on oil and livestock
The capital and largest city of the US state of Oklahoma.
Oklahoma City is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. The county seat of Oklahoma County, the city ranks 30th among United States cities in population. The city's population, from the 2010 census, was 580,000, with a metro-area population of 1,252,987. Consisting of over 1.2 Million people, it is Oklahoma's Largest Metropolitan Area. In 2010, the Oklahoma City-Shawnee Combined Statistical Area had a population of 1,322,249 residents. Oklahoma City's city limits extend into Canadian, Cleveland, and Pottawatomie counties, though much of those areas outside of the core Oklahoma County area are suburban or rural. The city ranks as the eighth-largest city in the United States by land area. Oklahoma City features one of the largest livestock markets in the world. Oil, natural gas, petroleum products and related industries are the largest sector of the local economy. The city is situated in the middle of an active oil field and oil derricks dot the capitol grounds. The federal government employs large numbers of workers at Tinker Air Force Base and the United States Department of Transportation's Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center.
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