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Interesting Facts about Boston


Boston

State: Massachusetts

Country: United States

Boston by the Numbers:

Population: 600,000 (city); 3,200,000 (metropolitan) Land Area: 48 sq mi / 124 sq km Elevation: 10 ft / 3 m Average Annual Rainfall: 17 in / 420 mm Average Annual Snowfall: 41 in / 1040 mm Average January Temperature: 36°F / 2°C Average July Temperature: 82°F / 28°C

Quick Facts: Major Industries: Tourism, Education, Government, Publishing and Printing Electricity: 110 volts AC Time Zone: GMT -5 (GMT -4 daylight saving time); Eastern Standard Time (EST) Country Dialing Code: 1 Area Codes: 617 & 857

Did You Know?

Boston is home to the nation's first public park (The Boston Commons 1640), the first public library (1653) and the first subway (1897).

On January 15, 1919 the Great Molasses Flood occurred in the North End of Boston - a tank burst at the Purity Distilling Company, dumping over 2 million gallons of molasses into the streets and killing 21 people. Some say that on hot days, the streets have the faint odor of molasses.


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Things to See in Boston

  1. Beacon Hill
  2. Boston Common
  3. Convention Center
  4. Copley Square
  5. Faneuil Hall/Quincy Market
  6. Fenway Park
  7. Harvard Square
  8. Logan Airport
  9. Newbury Street
  10. North End
  11. Prudential Center
  12. Rose Wharf
  13. TD Banknorth Garden




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