Boston is a city in the United Stated of America.
Boston is the capital of the US state of Massachusetts. It is also the state’s biggest city, as well as the biggest city in New England. The city is 48 square miles (124 km2), and has an estimated population of 636,000. The city is part of the larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston.
Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States of America, founded in 1630 by Puritan colonists from England. It has also played a major role in the American Revolution, especially events such as the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, the Battle of Bunker Hill and the Siege of Boston. The city also contained the United States' first public school and first subway system.
Today, Boston is quite a tourist spot for its part in American History. However, it is also well known for its many colleges and universities. It has also become an international center of higher education and medicine. This has led the city to earn the moniker of "The Athens of America".