Greater Hartford is centrally located in a state which ranks the first in the nation in quality of living. The gently rolling landscape of the region ranges from sea level to an elevation of 1,000 feet. A moderate, New England climate prevails. As an outdoor recreational area, Greater Hartford is one of the finest. Many thousands of acres of woodlands offer an abundance of recreational activities.
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center is located in Hartford, the capital city of Connecticut since 1783. Hartford is the vital hub of the twenty-nine towns which form the Greater Hartford capital region, an area in which almost a million people live and work.
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