Capitol of Connecticut.
Area, 18.0 sq. miles. Population, est., 131,523. Voting districts, 27. Principal industries, electrical and telephone equipment, tools, automatic and special machines, automobile parts, precision machines, firearms, plastics, castings, vacuum systems, turbine and marine engines, drop forgings, oil burners, valves, glass machinery, sound equipment.
The home office of thirty-eight insurance companies are located in Hartford, giving it the nickname, "Insurance capitol of the world."