Columbus

Columbus in Ohio was founded in 1812 named after Christopher Columbus. It assumed functions of the State capital in 1816. Columbus is the capital of Ohio State in United State of America. The Columbus is the sixteenth largest city in the United States of America. Columbus is the county seat of Franklin and is the third largest in Ohio behind those of Cleveland and Cincinnati.

The city has a diverse economy based on education, government, insurance, banking, fashion, defense, aviation, food, clothes, logistics, steel, energy, medical research, health care, hospitality, retail, and technology. It is home to the world’s largest private research and development foundation, the Battelle Memorial Institute; CAS, or Chemical Abstracts Service, the world’s largest clearinghouse of chemical information; NetJets, the world’s largest fractional ownership jet aircraft fleet; and The Ohio State University, the nation’s largest campus.

In 2009, BusinessWeek  name Columbus as the best place in the country to raise a family, while Forbes Magazine in 2008 ranked the city as the no. 1 up-and-coming tech city in the nation, and the city was ranked a top ten city by Relocate America in 2010. In 2007, fDi Magazine ranked the city no. 3 in the U.S. for cities of the future, and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium was rated no. 1 in 2009 by USA Travel Guide.

In 2008, MarketWatch named Columbus as the 7th best place to do business in the nation. In 2011, the city had five corporations named to the U.S. Fortune 500 list including Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, American Electric Power, Limited Brands, Momentive Specialty Chemicals, and Big Lots. Major foreign corporations operating or with divisions in the city include Germany-based Siemens and Roxane Laboratories, Finland-based Vaisala, Tomasco Mulciber Inc., and A Y Manufacturing, as well as Switzerland-based ABB Group and Mettler Toledo.

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