With a population of 1.3 million, Oklahoma City metropolitan area is the largest city by population in Oklahoma. The city is located throughout Oklahoma County, Canadian County, Cleveland County, and Pottawatomie County.
Oklahoma City is known for its oil and gas market as well as the largest livestock market in the world.
The city is home to two Fortune 500 companies, Chesapeake Energy Corporation and Devon Energy Corporation. The Oklahoma City Metropolitan area boasts an economy with a gross domestic product of over 43.1 billion dollars annually.
Oklahoma City is home to the Oklahoma City Thunder, a National Basketball Association team, which plays at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. The star of the team is Russell Westbrook, who has been the team leader since Kevin Durant left to go to the Golden State Warriors.
Oklahoma City hosts is many universities and colleges including Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City Community College, Mid-America Christian University, Rose State College, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma State University- Oklahoma City, Heartland Baptist Bible College, and the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.
The largest newspaper in Oklahoma is the Oklahoman. It is the 59th largest newspaper in circulation in the country. Oklahoma City also boasts an international airport, the Will Rogers World Airport.
Oklahoma City hosts a yearly Comic Con which attracts thousands.
Oklahoma City has robust city services. The Fire Department has 37 engine companies. The Fire Chief is Jim Couch. The Police Department is quite large with a uniformed force of 1169 officers. The Police Chief is William Citty.
The mayor of Oklahoma City is Mike Cornitt. He is the first mayor of Oklahoma City to be elected to four terms. The Senators for Oklahoma are Jim Inhofe and James Lankford. The Oklahoma City representative is Steve Russell.