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|Country||United States of Antarctica|
|Headquarters||Snowgo City Hall|
|– rank by 2009||3rd|
|Inhabited species||Penguins, Puffles|
Snowgo, also nicknamed the Snowy City is the largest city in the Happyface State, and third largest city in the USA, with a population of just under 3,000,000 as of 2018. The surrounding metropolitan area has a population of over 10,000,000, is also the third largest metropolitan area in the United States of Antarctica and the largest metropolitan area in the Happyface State. It's position at the southwestern end of Lake Happyface makes it a major center for commerce and the Snowgo International Airport is considered one of the busiest airports in Antarctica.
The area that later became Snowgo was first settled by a Francterran in the 1780's, who built a farm in the area, and is considered the founder of the city by doing so. By the 1830's, a small town of 200 had been established there, and by 1837, Snowgo was incorporated as a city. In 1840, the town's size had grown greatly, to 4,000, twenty times the population it was ten years before. Snowgo continued to grow as one of the fastest growing cities in that region of the High Penguin Confederacy at the time, and although a major fire occurred in 1871, the town was quickly rebuilt.
Though close to the border between the Good Guys and Khanzem during the Khanzem War, the city was safe from many of the battles during the war, and was occupied by Good Guy forces throughout the war. Snowgo also managed to be safe from the Antarctic Revolution, though minor riots and insurrections often occurred in the city against Puffish rule, and by the end of the Revolution was the second largest city in the USA, after South Pole City, as Club Penguin was still growing. In the War of 2002, it was captured by Freezeland and briefly held, and returned to the USA after the war.
The government of Snowgo is divided into two branches, the executive branch, which consists of the mayor and his cabinet, and the legislative branch, which consists of the 50 member city council. The mayor is elected every four years and has no term limits, and city council members, who are called Aldermen, are elected every four years as well. The Snowgo Police Department is the law enforcement force and the Snowgo Fire Department provides medical and firefighting services. There are also two courts, the federal one, which is the only federal court in the state, and the state one.
Snowgo, being the largest city in the Happyface State, is the center of it's economy, and therefore has the largest and most powerful economy in the state. The city has the second largest engineering and science workforce in the USA after South Pole City. In addition, Snowgo is the third largest business center in the USA, with many companies having major offices there. The Snowgo Stock Exchange is the second largest in the USA, after South Pole City as well. Exporting and manufacturing also play large parts in the economy of Snowgo, with goods being shipped in Lake Happyface.
Snowgo's popular waterfront along Lake Happyface and its nightlife attracts millions of tourists a year, who come to visit the dozens of tourist attractions that exist in Snowgo. The city's diverse immigrant population has led to the creation of multiple foreign areas of town including, Geektown, Little Liguria, Zhoutown, and Little Soul. Additionally, the city is also famous for its cuisine, with one of the most popular being the Snowgo style pizza, which originated from one of the many Ligurian restaurants in the city and has become very popular both in the USA and Antarctica.