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 indwallers. 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 railwey 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 varsity, as well as several smawer colleges an professional schuils. In 2010 Forbes ratit Syracuse 4t in the tap 10 places tae raise a faimily.
Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]
Syracuse's sister ceeties are:
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 7 Juin 2011.
- Levy, Francesca (7 Juin 2010). "America's Best Places to Raise a Family". Forbes.com. Archived frae the original on 18 September 2012. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
- "Mayoral Proclamation regarding sister City" (PDF). October 2001. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 26 Juin 2008. Retrieved 30 September 2011. at Syracuse, Mayor Proclamations Archived 2008-05-17 at the Wayback Machine