Albany constitutes the economic and cultural core of the Capital District of New York State, which comprises the Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area, including the nearby cities and suburbs of Troy, Schenectady, and Saratoga Springs.
With a 2013 Census-estimated population of 1.1 million As of the 2010 census, the population of the City of Albany was 97,856.
The city was officially chartered in 1686 under English rule.
It became the capital of New York in 1797 following formation of the United States.
It is likely the Albany area was visited by European fur traders, perhaps as early as 1540, but the extent and duration of those visits has not been determined.
In 1614, Hendrick Christiaensen built Fort Nassau, a fur-trading post and the first documented European structure in present-day Albany.
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During the late 18th century and throughout most of the 19th, Albany was a center of trade and transportation.
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