Columbus is both the largest city in Ohio and the state capital, with a population of 905,748. One of the largest universities in the nation, Ohio State University, is located in Columbus. 6 Fortune 500 companies are headquartered there, including Cardinal Health, American Electric Power, L Brands, Nationwide, Alliance Data, and Huntington Bancshares.
Ohio is a state in the midwest U.S. with several large metropolitan areas including Cleveland, Cincinnati, Akron, and Toledo. However, the capital is Columbus. Though it’s only the 34th largest state by area, covering 44,825 square miles, its 11,799,448 residents make it the 7th most populous state. It borders Lake Erie, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.