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Hartford is among the oldest cities in the United States, it began its history in the early 17th century as Fort Hoop, a Dutch settlement. In 1635 the first English settlers arrived and in 1637 the town was renamed Hartford.
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In 1662 Hartford became one of the two capitals of Connecticut Colony.
Today Hartford has a population of about 124,000 inhabitants (in 2015), 1.2 million people live in Greater Hartford metropolitan area (Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford).
The city has been nicknamed the "Insurance Capital of the World", but today Hartford houses just two major insurance corporations.
Hartford is home to the University of Hartford, the university was founded in 1957 by the merger of the Hartford Art School, the Hillyer College, and the Hartt School.
Hartford points of interest:
Connecticut State Capitol (Connecticut's third capitol building houses the Connecticut General Assembly and the office of the Governor of the State of Connecticut).
Wadsworth Atheneum, the oldest continuously-operating public art museum in the United States, founded in 1842.
Mark Twain House and Museum, from 1874 to 1891 home of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, the American writer, most famous for his novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Harriet Beecher Stowe House, for some time the home of Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Museums: Connecticut Science Center (40,000 square feet (3,700 m2) of interactive exhibits)
Performing arts: The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts (Hartford's performing arts venue hosting Broadway tours, symphony and concerts on two stages and other spaces)
Convention center: Connecticut Convention Center
Parks: Bushnell Park (oldest publicly funded park in the United States). Elizabeth Park (historical park, with the oldest municipal rose garden in the United States)
Shopping: Westfarms (upscale shopping mall)
Sports: XL Center (multi-purpose arena)
The page shows a city map of Hartford with expressways, main roads and streets, Bradley International Airport (IATA code: BDL) is located in Windsor Locks north of Hartford.
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Friday-August-26 2016 06:09Standard time zone Eastern (EST): UTC/GMT -5 hours
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City Coordinates: 41°45′57″N 72°41′00″W
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