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Tempe, Arizona

Tempe Arizona
Full nameTempe, Arizona
Official nameTempe, Arizona
Settlement typeCity
CountryUnited States
IncorporatedNovember 29, 1894
MayorHugh Hallman
Total Area40.2 sq mi (104.1 km2)
Land Area40.1 sq mi (103.9 km2)
Water Area0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation1140 - 1495 ft (347.5 m)
Total Population161719 (2010)
Density (pop.)1570.1/km2 (4067.7/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)4281899
Other information
Time zoneMST (no DST) (UTC-7)
ZIP code85281, 85282, 85283, 85284, 85285, 85287
Area code480
FIPS code04-73000

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Tempe (c-enicontɛmˈpiː, ; or Oidbaḍ in Pima) is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA, with the Census Bureau reporting a 2010 population of 161,719. The city is named after the Vale of Tempe in Greece. Tempe is located in the East Valley section of metropolitan Phoenix; it is bordered by Phoenix and Guadalupe on the west, Scottsdale on the north, Chandler on the south, and Mesa on the east. Tempe is the location of US Airways Group's corporate headquarters, and of Arizona State University's oldest and largest "Tempe" campus.

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