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Boston skylineBoston is the capital and largest city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States.

Boston has an area of 89.6 square miles (232.1 km2)—48.4 square miles (125.4 km2) (54.0%) of land and 41.2 square miles (106.7 km2) (46.0%) of water

Boston UniversityBoston University

Education: The education is served by the Boston University. There are also other colleges are there like Harvard Business School, Boston Latin School etc. are the important institutions. The area's many colleges and universities make Boston an international center of higher education and medicine, and the city is considered to be a world leader in innovation for a variety of reasons.

PLatin Public Schoolrimary and Secondary Education: The Boston Public Schools enrolls 57,000 students attending 145 schools, Latin Public School

including the renowned Boston Latin AcademyJohn D. O'Bryant School of Math & Science, and Boston Latin School. The Boston Latin School, established 1635, is the oldest public high school in the US; Boston also operates the United States' second oldest public high school, and its oldest public elementary school.

Higher Education: Some of the most famous universities in the United States call the Boston area home. Four members of the Association of American Universities are in Greater Boston (more than any other metropolitan area): Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston University, and Brandeis University. Because of the research conducted at these universities, the Boston region’s hospitals, universities, and research institutions received more than $1.77 billion in National Institutes of Health grants in 2013, more money than any other American metropolitan area.

Climate: Boston has a continental climate with some influence, and using the −3 °C (27 °F) coldest month (January). The hottest month is July, with a mean temperature of 73.4 °F (23.0 °C). The coldest month is January, with a mean of 29.0 °F (−1.7 °C). Most snowfall occurs from December through March, as most years see no measurable snow in April and November, and snow is rare in May and October.

Boston MeuseumBoston Meuseum

Economy: A global city, Boston is placed among the top 30 most economically powerful cities in the world. Encompassing $363 billion, the Greater Boston metropolitan area has the sixth-largest economy in the country and 12th-largest in the world.

Boston's colleges and universities have a significant effect on the regional economy. Boston attracts more than 350,000 college students from around the world, who contribute more than $4.8 billion annually to the city's economy.

Boston Public GardenBoston Public Garden

Tourism comprises a large part of Boston's economy, with 21.2 million domestic and international visitors spending $8.3 billion in 2011. Other important industries are financial services, especially mutual funds and insurance etc.

Boston StediumBoston Fenway Park, the oldest professional baseball stadium

Sports: Boston has teams in the four major North American professional sports leagues plus Major League Soccer, and has won 34 championships in these leagues, as of 2013. It is one of five cities (along with New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, and Detroit) to have won championships in all four major sports.

Boston, located near the Financial District and Beacon Hill, is the oldest public park in the United States.

Boston Red LineAn MBTA Red Line train on the Longfellow Bridge

Transportation: Logan Airport, located in East Boston and operated by the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport), is Boston's principal airport.

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA—known as the "T") operates the oldest underground rapid transit system in the United States and is the fourth busiest rapid transit system in the country, with 65.5 miles (105 km) of track on four lines. The MBTA also operates busy bus and commuter rail networks, and water shuttles.


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