|Division||Democratic People's Republic of the Heartland|
St. Louis is a city and port in the American republic of Heartland. The city developed along the western bank of the Mississippi River, which forms Heartland's border with Appalachia, Dixieland, and Great Lakes. In 2010, St. Louis had a population of 226,699; a 2013 estimate put the population at 227,324, making it the 58th-most populous American city and the second-largest city in the state in terms of city proper population. The St. Louis metropolitan area includes the city as well as nearby areas in Missouri and Illinois; with a population of 2,063,185, it is the largest in Missouri and one of the largest in the UAPR.