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New York’s capital
Albany is the capital of the US state of New York, in addition to being considered the cultural and economic center of the Capital District, and this city has been at the forefront of many urban projects in the United States of America; these projects include sewage lines, power lines, natural gas, public water pipelines, and construction The infrastructure that contributed to supporting the prosperity of the industrial sector, as well as the city’s embrace of advanced technology in the twentieth century.
Geography and Albanian climate
Albany is located on a sloping hill, at the confluence of two rivers, Mohawk and the Hudson River, on the eastern side of the central area of New York. The city rises a few feet above sea level at the river, and then the city’s terrain gradually rises to reach 548.64 meters to the west, and 609.6 meters. easting.
As for the climate, the winter in the city is considered cold to very cold, and temperatures rise rapidly during the day in the warmer months, and they decrease quickly during the night, which makes the evening almost cold in the city.
Population in Albany
The population of the city, according to the census of the municipal council established in 2010, is 97,856 people, and 857,592 people according to the governorate census, as 52.3% are Caucasians, 27% are white, 7.4% Asians, and 9.2% Hispanics or Latinos, as they contain The city has been inhabited by German, Irish, English, italyn, African American, and Poles for decades.
The best universities in Albany
The following are the best universities in the Albany region:
- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
- Skidmore college.
- Union college.
- University at Albany.
- Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
- Siena college.
- The Sage Colleges.