Portland (Maine)

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Coordinates 43°39′36″N 70°15′18″W
Country United States
State Maine
County Cumberland
Settled 1632
Incorporated July 4, 1786
Named for Isle of Portland
Elevation 62 ft (19 m)
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
ZIP Codes 04101–04104, 04108–04109, 04112, 04116, 04122–04124
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-60545
GNIS feature ID 573692
Website www.portlandmaine.gov
Government (Type) City council and city manager
Government (City manager) Danielle West (acting)
Government (Mayor) Kate Snyder
Government (Body) Portland, Maine City Council
Government (City) 69.44 sq mi (179.85 km2)
Government (Land) 21.54 sq mi (55.79 km2)
Government (Water) 47.90 sq mi (124.06 km2)
Government (Urban) 135.91 sq mi (352.0 km2)
Area (City) 69.44 sq mi (179.85 km2)
Area (Land) 21.54 sq mi (55.79 km2)
Area (Water) 47.90 sq mi (124.06 km2)
Area (Urban) 135.91 sq mi (352.0 km2)
Population (2020) (City) 68,408
Population (2020) (Rank) US: 519th
Population (2020) (Density) 3,175.86/sq mi (1,226.21/km2)
Population (2020) (Urban) 203,914 (US: 177th)
Population (2020) (Urban density) 1,791/sq mi (692/km2)
Population (2020) (Metro) 556,893 (US: 103th)

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Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maine and the seat of Cumberland County. Portland's population was 68,408 in April 2020. The Greater Portland metropolitan area is home to over half a million people, the 104th-largest metropolitan area in the United States. Portland's economy relies mostly on the service sector and tourism. The Old Port district is known for its nightlife and 19th-century architecture. Marine industry plays an important role in the city's economy, with an active waterfront that supports fishing and commercial shipping. The Port of Portland is the second-largest tonnage seaport in New England.

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