Toledo is the county seat of Lucas County in northwest Ohio, USA. Located along the Maumee River, the city covers an area of 217.8 sq km and has a population of around 320,000. Its location near what was once known as the Great Black Swamp has led to its nickname, ‘Frog Town’.
Toledo experiences a continental climate. Summer temperatures range from 30°C to 20°C, while winter temperatures range from –5°C to 1°C.
Founded in 1833, Toledo’s rich history is found in its historic sites; Fallen Timbers Battlefield Memorial and Fort Meigs Memorial Park are some of the popular sites that draw history enthusiasts.
Known as the ‘Glass Capital of the World’, Toledo has a long history of innovations in the glass industry. Golf is a popular pastime in the city owing to its well-maintained golf courses and pleasant weather. The world-renowned Toledo Museum of Art and the Toledo Zoo are also very popular cultural attractions.
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