Hartford is the capital of Connecticut and the historic seat of Hartford County until Connecticut disbanded county government in 1960. It's the fourth largest city of the state by population.

Hartford is home to approximately 125 thousand people. Many insurance companies' headquarters located there earned the city the nick name the "Insurance Capital of the World". Hartford is a place of a great historical interest, as the city was founded in 1637. Historical sites here may be found at every step. The Wadsworth Atheneum of Hartford is the oldest art museum in the USA, Bushnell Park in the nation's oldest public park, Hartford Public is the second oldest secondary school. Also The Hartford Courant is one of the oldest newspapers in America. Another significant attraction is the Mark Twain House, where most of his works were created.

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