The U.S. state of Ohio is situated in the northeastern part of the country, bordering Canada (north),  the states of Pennsylvania (east), West Virginia (south east), Kentucky (south) Indiana (west) and Michigan (north-west) and it is bathed by Lake Erie (north) and Ohio River (south). Ohio’s state capital, Columbus, has Scioto Mile has a popular area, made up of parks with trails and fountains, on the shores of Scioto River, as well as the Downtown and the historic neighbourhood of German Village. Cleveland is also a major city, with world-class museums and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and museum, the heart of downtown Cleveland is Public Square. Boating in Lake Erie, Ohio and other rivers and streams is popular in this state.

Population: estimated 11.61 million inhabitants

Capital: Columbus

Other major cities: Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron, Dayton

Main attractions: Scioto Mile, COSI science center, German Village, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Dayton Aviation Heritage, Cleveland Museum of Art, Toledo Museum of Art, Cincinnati Museum Center, Hocking Hills State Park, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cedar Point, Mohican State, Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, The Wilds, Wright Brothers National Memorial, Great Lakes Science Center 

Major airports: John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH), Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE), Dayton International Airport (DAY), Akron–Canton Airport (CAK), Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK)

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