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___ Searchable Map and Satellite View of the City of Boston, Massachusetts (45-degree view available)
Boston at night as seen from the Student Village II at Boston University.
Image: Henry Han
About Boston and Cambridge
|Satellite view showing Boston, most populous city and capital of Massachusetts, and the largest city in New England. The city is located in the northeastern United States on Massachusetts Bay, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean.
Boston was founded by Puritan colonists in 1630. Today the city has a population of about 656,000 inhabitants (in 2015).
Boston is the core city of Greater Boston metropolitan area with a population of 4.6 million people.
Massachusetts State House in Boston was built between 1795 and 1798. - Image: Andy Connolly
|In culture, Boston offers
(beside many other institutions) the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Institute of Contemporary Art.
Boston is home to the University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston), across the Charles River in Cambridge, there is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States, the Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), which originated in Boston.
Some interesting historic facts about Boston:
On 17th January 1706, Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston, he was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and signer of the Declaration of Independence.
On 16th December 1773, American colonists destroyed tea (worth an estimated £10,000) contained in East India Company ships in Boston Harbor. This act is considered to be one of the key events initializing the American Revolution against Great Britain.
19th January 1809, Edgar Allan Poe, the American author and poet was born in this city. 29th May 1917, John F. Kennedy was born in nearby Brookline.
On April 15th 2013 Boston became the center of the attention of the world when two explosions during the Boston Marathon killed three and wounded over 100 people.
Just zoom in (+) to see Massachusetts State House, the state capitol on top of Beacon Hill, it houses the government of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The Map shows a city map of Boston and neighboring Cambridge with expressways, main roads and streets. Logan International Airport (IATA code: BOS) is situated to the east in East Boston.
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Saturday-August-1 2015 08:48Standard time zone Eastern (EST): UTC/GMT -5 hours
Daylight Saving Time (EDT) in use from the second Sunday in March, ends on the first Sunday in November; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours
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|City Coordinates: 42°21′28″N 71°03′42″W
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