Syracuse, New York

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Syracuse is a ceety in an the coonty seat o Onondaga Coonty, New York, Unitit States,[1] the lairgest U.S. ceety wi the name "Syracuse", an the fift maist muckle ceety in the state.[2] 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.[3]

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  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  2. http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2008-01.csv
  3. Levy, Francesca (June 7, 2010). "America's Best Places to Raise a Family". Forbes.com. Archived from the original on September 18, 2012. 
  4. "Mayoral Proclamation regarding sister City" (PDF). October 2001.  at Syracuse, Mayor Proclamations