Syracuse, New York
Syracuse is a ceety in an the coonty seat o Onondaga Coonty, New York, Unitit States, the lairgest U.S. ceety wi the name "Syracuse", an the fift maist muckle ceety in the state. At the 2010 census, the ceety population wis 145,170, (makkin it the 170t lairgest ceety in the kintra) an its metropolitan aurie haed a population o 742,603. It is the economic an educational hub o Central New York, a region wi ower a million inhabitants. Syracuse is an aa well-providit wi convention steids, wi a dountoun convention complex an, directly wast o the ceety, the Empire Expo Center, which hosts the annual Great New York State Fair. The ceety derives its name frae Siracusa, a ceety on the eastren coast o the Italian island o Sicily.
The ceety haes functioned as a major crossroads ower the last twa centuries, first atween the Erie Canal an its branch canals, then o the railway network. The day, Syracuse is locatit at the intersection o Interstates 81 an 90, an its airport is the lairgest in the region. Syracuse is hame tae Syracuse University, a major research university, as well as several smawer colleges an professional schuils. In 2010 Forbes ratit Syracuse 4t in the top 10 places tae raise a family. Template:TOC limit
Sister ceeties 
Syracuse's sister ceeties are:
- Find a County. National Association of Counties. Retrieved on 7 Juin 2011. .
- Levy, Francesca. "America's Best Places to Raise a Family", Forbes.com, June 7, 2010.
- Mayoral Proclamation regarding sister City (PDF) (October 2001). at Syracuse, Mayor Proclamations