Boston is one of the oldest cities in the US being founded in 1630. Boston is Massachusetts largest city and capital.
With its many colleges and universities in the area, Boston is considered international center for high education.
Boston is surrounded by the "Greater Boston" region and is contiguously bordered by the cities and towns of Watertown, Winthrop, Somerville, Revere, Chelsea, Everett, Cambridge, Newton, Brookline, Needham, Dedham, Canton, Milton, and Quincy.
Boston has 23 designated neighborhoods and is often called a “city of neighborhoods.”
Ranked among the top 30 most economically powerful cities, Boston is a global city. Boston is the 12th largest city in the world and number 6 in the US with 363 billion in revenue.