Columbus, Ohio

Columbus, Ohio

Columbus (/kəˈlʌmbəs/ kə-LUM-bəs) is the state capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is the 14th-most populous city in the United States,[17][18][19][20] with a population of 860,090 as of 2016 estimates.[13][21] This makes Columbus the 3rd-most populous state capital in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona and Austin, Texas, and the second-most populous city in the Midwestern United States, after Chicago.[13][22] It is the core city of the Columbus, Ohio, Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses ten counties.[23] With a population of 2,021,632, it is Ohio's third-largest metropolitan area.

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