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Boston, Massachusetts

Introduction Boston, capital of the state of Massachusetts, with 575,000 inhabitants. (urban area: approx. 4 million inhabitants). The city is located at the mouth of the Charles River in Massachusetts Bay. The natural harbor is protected by an archipelago of drumlin-like islets. Functions Boston is primarily a port city. The important port function has exerted… Read More »

The Climate of Massachusetts

The state of Massachusetts (MA) is located in the northeastern United States of America. In the capital Boston you will find quite a few head offices of American companies, and you will also find a number of leading educational institutions here, such as the world-famous Harvard University. There are no fewer than four types of… Read More »

Massachusetts History Timeline

The original inhabitants of Massachusetts (the Algonquian Indians) would eventually perish from diseases brought to the land by European explorers in the late 16th century and from the brutality of colonial expansion through their ancestral homelands. In 1620 a religious group from England known as the Pilgrims arrived in the Mayflower, landing near Provincetown. They… Read More »