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Searchable Map and Satellite View of Albany using Google Earth Data

Satellite view showing Albany, capital city of the State of New York in the United States, located on the west bank of the Hudson River, in the eastern part of the state, about 215 km (145 mi) north of New York City and about 38 km south of Lake Saratoga.

Albany has a population of about 96 000 inhabitants.

History (short version)
In the colonial era it was a fur-trading center and the site of meetings between Indians and Europeans. Henry Hudson, sailing up the Hudson River in 1609, reached a point near modern Albany. In 1614 the Dutch explorer Hendrick Christiaensen built Fort Nassau on Castle Island in the Hudson, a little south of Albany’s site. When this was destroyed by a flood in 1617 it was replaced by building Fort Orange on the present location. Seven years later a group of civilian settlers arrived. When the English took control of the colony of New Netherland in 1664, they renamed the settlement Albany. The Albany Congress of 1754, which met here, was the first attempt of the American colonists to organize a union of the colonies. Representatives from seven colonies negotiated with the Iroquois Indians and voted favorably on Benjamin Franklin’s Plan of Union, which was later rejected by colonial legislatures. The New York state capital was moved to Albany in 1797. With the building of the Erie Canal, completed in 1825, the city grew economically. It is today a deepwater port and a busy commercial center.
In 2009 Albany was awarded "All-America City 2009".

The Map shows a city map of Albany with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find Albany International Airport (IATA code: ALB) about 6 mi (10 km) north of Albany.

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Local Time Albany
Sunday-April-20 2014  09:29  
Standard time zone Eastern (EST): UTC/GMT -5 hours
Daylight Saving Time (EDT) in use from Sunday, 10 March 2013 ends on Sunday, 3 November 2013; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours
Google Map: Searchable Map of the City of Albany, State of New York, USA.
 
City Coordinates: 42°39′9.34″N 73°45′26.33″W
φ Latitude, λ Longitude (of Map center):

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External Links
Albany
Official Site of the City of Albany, NY.

Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Officialtourism website of Albany, NY.

Albany International Airport
Official Airport Website.

Wikipedia: Albany, New York State
 
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