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What are some cities near Boston?

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Some cities near Boston are Cambridge, Worcester, Lowell, Springfield and Brockton. Boston is both the capital of Massachusetts and is also the largest city in the state. The city is one of the oldest cities in the United States, and over 600,000 people live in the city.

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Cambridge is three miles from Boston and is the fifth largest city in Massachusetts, with a population of more than 100,000 people. The city was named after the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom and is home to two of the best universities in the world, Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Worcester is more than 40 miles from Boston and is the second largest city in Massachusetts, with a population of more than 180,000 people. Worcester is known as the "Heart of the Commonwealth."

Lowell, Massachusetts, is 30 miles from Boston and is the fourth largest city in Massachusetts, with a population of more than 100,000 people. Lowell is known as the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution. Springfield is the third largest city in Massachusetts, with a population of more than 150,000 people. The city is known as the birthplace of basketball. Brockton is 25 miles from Boston and is the seventh largest city in Massachusetts.

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