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Downtown Wichita is located at 37°41′20″N 97°20′10″W  /  37.68889°N 97.33611°W  / 37.68889; -97.33611 (37.688888, −97.336111) at an elevation of 1,299 feet (396 m). Wichita is located in south-central Kansas at the junction of Interstate 35 and U.S. Route 54 . Located in the Midwestern United States , it is 157 mi (253 km) north of Oklahoma City , 181 mi (291 km) southwest of Kansas City , and 439 mi (707 km) east-southeast of Denver .
The city lies on the Arkansas River near the western edge of the Flint Hills in the Wellington-McPherson Lowlands region of the Great Plains . The topography of the area is characterized by the broad alluvial plain of the Arkansas River valley and the moderately rolling slopes which rise to the higher lands on either side.
The Arkansas follows a winding course, south-southeast through Wichita, roughly bisecting the city. It is joined along its course by several tributaries all of which flow generally south. The largest is the Little Arkansas River , which enters the city from the north and joins the Arkansas immediately west of downtown. Further east lies Chisholm Creek which joins the Arkansas in the far southern part of the city. The Chisholm's own tributaries drain much of the city's eastern half; these include the creek's West, Middle, and East Forks as well as, further south, Gypsum Creek. The Gypsum is fed by its own tributary, Dry Creek. Two more of the Arkansas' tributaries lie west of its course; from east to west, these are Big Slough Creek and Cowskin Creek. Both streams run south through the western part of the city. Fourmile Creek, a tributary of the Walnut River , flows south through the far eastern part of the city.
According to the United States Census Bureau , the city has a total area of 163.59 sq mi (423.70 km 2 ), of which 159.29 sq mi (412.56 km 2 ) is land and 4.30 sq mi (11.14 km 2 ) is water.
As the core of the Wichita metropolitan area , the city is surrounded by suburbs. Bordering Wichita on the north are, from west to east, Valley Center , Park City , Kechi , and Bel Aire . Enclosed within east-central Wichita is Eastborough . Adjacent to the city's east side is Andover . McConnell Air Force Base lies immediately southeast of the city. To the south, from east to west, are Derby and Haysville . Goddard and Maize border Wichita to the west and northwest, respectively.
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