Boston is a large city on Earth, located in the United States of America. Part of the state of Massachusetts, the city was founded in 1630. Boston later played a major role in the American Revolution, and following the war became one of the most populous cities of the New England region of the United States. Boston is home to a WTO enclave. Boston, New York City, Washington DC and Philadelphia were one of four cities that were victims of a massive Templar attack on the genetically engineered population where they were highly concentrated in 2158.