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Boston


Boston is the capital and most populous city of Massachusetts. As of 2005, the city of Boston's population was 596,638. Additionally, Boston lies within a large metropolitan area, the 11th largest in the United States, known as "Greater Boston", which is home to approximately 4.4 million people. Boston is not only the largest city in Massachusetts, but also in the whole of New England, and hence is often considered the unofficial cultural and business capital of the region.

Boston, Massachusetts Attractions in Boston include:

Boston Facts


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  • Some of the major companies with their headquarters in Boston include Bain & Company, Bain Capital, Gilette (now a subsiduary of Proctor & Gamble), Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, New Balance and The Boston Consulting Group.

  • The principal airport serving Boston is Logan International.

  • Boston is sometimes known as the "Athens of America" because of the many teaching, educational and research institutions located in the area - including over 100 colleges and universities in the Greater Boston Area, and more than 250,000 students in Boston and Cambridge. Some of the leading educational institutions in Boston include Boston University, Harvard University's business and medical schools, Northeastern University and Suffolk University. Boston University is a private research university and 4th largest employer in the city. Northeastern University is a private national research university known for its links with business and industry. Suffolk University is a small private university, particularly known for its law school.

  • Professional sports franchises in Boston include the baseball team, the Boston Red Sox, the basketball team, the Boston Celtics, and the ice hockey team, the Boston Bruins.

  • Boston's nicknames include "Athens of America", "B-town", "Bean Town", "BeanCity", "Beantown", "City of Notions", "Puritan City", "The Bean", "The Cradle of Liberty", "The Hub", and "The Hub of the Universe".

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Pocket Boston 4

By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet
Released: November 15th, 2019
Paperback (160 pages)

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  • Manufacturer: Lonely Planet
  • Brand: Lonely Planet
  • ISBN: 1787016188
  • EAN: 9781787016187
  • PartNumber: Index; 23 Maps
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  • Edition: 4
  • Number of Pages: 160
  • Author: Lonely Planet
  • Publication Date: November 15th, 2019
  • Release Date: November 15th, 2019
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  • Weight: 0.3637627323 Pounds
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Fodor's Boston (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Released: December 19th, 2017
Paperback (304 pages)

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  • Manufacturer: Fodor's Travel
  • ISBN: 1640970002
  • EAN: 9781640970007
  • PartNumber: Illustrated
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  • Edition: 30
  • Number of Pages: 304
  • Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
  • Publication Date: December 19th, 2017
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Frommer's Boston day by day

By Leslie Brokaw

Released: October 2nd, 2018
Paperback (184 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1628874082
  • EAN: 9781628874082
  • PartNumber: Colour throughout
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  • Edition: 4
  • Number of Pages: 184
  • Authors: Leslie Brokaw, Erin Trahan
  • Publication Date: October 2nd, 2018
  • Release Date: October 2nd, 2018
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Fodors New England (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Released: April 4th, 2019
Paperback (720 pages)

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  • Manufacturer: Fodor's Travel
  • ISBN: 1640971246
  • EAN: 9781640971240
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  • Edition: 33
  • Number of Pages: 720
  • Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
  • Publication Date: April 4th, 2019
  • Release Date: April 4th, 2019
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  • Weight: 1.2 Pounds
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Streetwise Boston Map - Laminated City Center Street Map of Boston, Massachusetts (Michelin Streetwise Maps)

By Michelin

Michelin
Released: August 12th, 2018
Map (1 pages)

Streetwise Boston Map - Laminated City Center Street Map of Boston, Massachusetts (Michelin Streetwise Maps)
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Streetwise Boston Map - Laminated City Center Street Map of Boston, Massachusetts (Michelin Streetwise Maps)
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  • Brand: Michelin
  • ISBN: 2067229915
  • EAN: 9782067229914
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  • Format: Folded Map
  • Edition: Revised
  • Number of Pages: 1
  • Author: Michelin
  • Publication Date: August 12th, 2018
  • Release Date: August 12th, 2018
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  • Size: 8.56 Inches by 3.84 Inches by 0.14 Inches
  • Weight: 0.0992080179 Pounds
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Rand McNally Folded Map: Greater Boston Eastern Massachusetts Regional Map

By Rand McNally

Released: June 1st, 2017
Map

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  • ISBN: 0528008927
  • EAN: 9780528008924
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  • Format: Folded Map
  • Edition: Fold Map
  • Author: Rand McNally
  • Publication Date: June 1st, 2017
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Fodor's Boston 25 Best (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Released: November 13th, 2018
Paperback (128 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1640970916
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  • Edition: 9
  • Number of Pages: 128
  • Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
  • Publication Date: November 13th, 2018
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  • Weight: 0.48 Pounds
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DK Eyewitness Boston (Travel Guide)

By DK Eyewitness

Released: July 18th, 2017
Paperback (208 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1465460268
  • EAN: 9781465460264
  • PartNumber: Illustrated
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  • Edition: Reprint, Revised
  • Number of Pages: 208
  • Author: DK Eyewitness
  • Publication Date: July 18th, 2017
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide New England

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  • Number of Pages: 352
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  • Publication Date: August 1st, 2019
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Top 10 Boston (Pocket Travel Guide)

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  • Number of Pages: 160
  • Author: DK Eyewitness
  • Publication Date: August 1st, 2019
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