|Population||11,780,017 people (2021)
Ohio (in English: Ohio) is a state in the United States, whose zip code is OH. The state capital is the city of Columbus. Ohio has a population of 11,658,609 (2017). The total area of the state is 116,098 km², of which 106,052 km² is land and 10,050 km² is water (8.66%).
On March 1, 1803, Ohio became the 17th state of the United States. It is located in the North of the USA. Located between Lake Erie and the Ohio River. Hilly plain. Moderate continental climate. Main river – Ohio. Deciduous forests. One of the most economically developed states. The industrial branches are developed: coal mining, metallurgical, metalworking, rubber, atomic, chemical, food industry. Intensive agriculture. Animal husbandry and grain production are the main developed subsectors. Highly developed transport. Major cities: Cleveland, Cincinnati, Akron, Toledo.
According to Countryaah, Ohio consists of 88 counties:
- Van Worth
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Downtown Columbus at night
Columbus is a city and the county seat of Franklin County, and the capital of the state of Ohio, USA. Columbus has a population of 754,885 (2008). Columbus was named after Christopher Columbus.
It is located in the central part of the state, at the confluence of the Sayoto and Oulantenji rivers. The climate in the area is moderately continental with sultry, hot summers and dry and cold winters. In the summer, the appearance of tornadoes is also possible, the last more serious of which occurred on October 11, 2006.
- Many Hollywood productions such as ” Traffic “, ” Silence of the Lambs “, ” The Shawshank Redemption ” have been filmed in the city.
- The local Columbus Crew Stadium is the first stadium in the USA built specifically for football (soccer).
- At the end of February, the city hosts the Arnold Classic, a professional bodybuilding tournament hosted by Arnold Schwarzenegger .
- A 1:1 scale replica of Columbus’ ship the Santa Maria is anchored on the Scioto River in the center of town.
- According to an FBI report, the city had 102 homicides in 2005, which ranked Columbus 9th among cities with a population of over 500,000.
- The first settler in these places, Lucas Sullivant, in 1797 initially named the settlement Franklinton, as he was a great admirer of Benjamin Franklin.
- There are 20 other cities with the same name in the US.
Born in Columbus
- Don Eisele (1930 – 1987), astronaut
- Joshua Angrist (b. 1960), economist
- Majel Barrett (1932 – 2008), actress
- Richard Biggs (1960 – 2004), actor
- Lois McMaster Bujold (b. 1949), writer
- Alex Gray (b. 1953), artist
- Howard Jones (b. 1970), singer
- Heidi Mark (b. 1971), actress
- Josh Radner (b. 1974), actor
- Robert Stein (b. 1943), writer
- Louis Fizer (1899 – 1977), chemist
- Michael Forman (b. 1957), astronaut
- Megan Chance (b. 1959), writer
Died in Columbus
- John Glenn (1921 – 2016), astronaut
- Paul Tibbetts (1915 – 2007), General