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Burgh o New York Ceety
Kings County
View o Brooklyn Bridge an Downtown Brooklyn
Nickname(s): BK, Crooklyn
Location o Brooklyn shown in orange
Location o Brooklyn shown in orange
Kintra Unitit States
State New York
Coonty Kings
Ceety New York Ceety
Settled 1634
Named for Breukelen, Netherlands
 • Teep Burgh (New York Ceety)
 • Burgh Preses Marty Markowitz (D)
(Borough of Brookyn)
 • District Attorney Charles Hynes
(Kings County)
 • Total 96.90 sq mi (251.0 km2)
 • Laund 70.61 sq mi (182.9 km2)
 • Watter 26.29 sq mi (68.1 km2)
 • Tot 2,504,700
 • Density 36,356/sq mi (14,037/km2)
 • Demonym Brooklynite
Postal Code 112 + two digits
Aurie code(s) 347, 718, 917, 929

Brooklyn (/ˈbrʊklɪn/) is the maist populous o New York Ceety's five burghs, wi approximately 2.5 million residents,[1] an the seicont-lairgest in aurie. Syne 1896, Brooklyn haes haed the same boondaries as Kings County, which is nou the maist populous coonty in New York State an the seicont-maist densely populatit coonty in the Unitit States, efter New York County (Manhattan).[2] It is the wastmaist coonty on Long Island.

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