Albany, New York

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Albany, New York
Albany New York Compilation.jpg
Clockwise frae top: Albany skyline frae Rensselaer; middle-class hoosin in the Helderberg neighborhuid; Palace Theatre; Empire State Plaza frae the Cultural Eddication Center; North Pearl Street at Columbia Street; an the State Quad at SUNY Albany.
Offeecial name: Ceety o Albany
Name oreegin: Named for the Scots Duke o Albany, whose teetle comes frae the Gaelic name for Scotland: Alba
Motto: Assiduity[lower-alpha 1]
Kintra Unitit States
State New York
Region Caipital Destrict
Coonty Albany
Laundmerk Empire State Plaza
River Hudson River
Coordinates 42°39′09″N 073°45′26″W / 42.65250°N 73.75722°W / 42.65250; -73.75722Coordinates: 42°39′09″N 073°45′26″W / 42.65250°N 73.75722°W / 42.65250; -73.75722
Heichest pynt USGS benchmerk near reservoir off Birch Hill Road
 - elevation 378 ft (115 m)
 - coordinates 42°40′51″N 073°45′17″W / 42.68083°N 73.75472°W / 42.68083; -73.75472
Lowest point Sea level (at the Hudson River)
 - elevation 0 ft (0 m)
Area 21.8 sq mi (56 km2)
 - land 21.4 sq mi (55 km2)
 - water 0.4 sq mi (1 km2)
 - metro 6,570 sq mi (17,016 km2)
Population 100,104 (2015)
 - metro 1,170,483
Density 4,491.0/sq mi (1,734/km2)
Settled 1614
Incorporation as ceety 1686
Government Albany Ceety Haw
 - location 24 Eagle Street
 - coordinates 42°39′6″N 73°45′16″W / 42.65167°N 73.75444°W / 42.65167; -73.75444
Mayor Kathy Sheehan (D)
Timezone Eastren (EST) (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Code 12201-12, 12214, 12220, 12222-32
Area code 518
FIPS code 36-01000
GNIS feature ID 977310, 978659
Demonym Albanian [2]
Albany, New York Map.png
Boondaries o and major thoroufares throu Albany
Albany County New York incorporated and unincorporated areas Albany highlighted.svg
Location in Albany Coonty an the state o New York.
Wikimedia Commons: Albany, New York

Albany (Listeni/ˈɔːlbən/ AWL-bə-nee) is the caipital o the U.S. state o New York an the seat o Albany Coonty.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. In this instance, assiduity , "the quality o actin wi constant an carefu attention."[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nearing, Brian. Three Cheers for the Orange, White, and Blue. Times Union (Albany). November 30, 2004 [Retrieved August 3, 2010]:B1. Hearst Newspapers.
  2. McEneny (2006), p. 111