Brooklyn

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Brooklyn
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
Coordinates: 40°37′29″N 73°57′8″W / 40.62472°N 73.95222°W / 40.62472; -73.95222
KintraUnitit States
StateNew York
CoontyKings
CeetyNew York Ceety
Settled1634
Named forBreukelen, Netherlands
Govrenment
 • TeepBurgh (New York Ceety)
 • Burgh PresesMarty Markowitz (D)
(Borough of Brookyn)
 • District AttorneyCharles Hynes
(Kings County)
Area
 • Total251.0 km2 (96.90 sq mi)
 • Land182.9 km2 (70.61 sq mi)
 • Water68.1 km2 (26.29 sq mi)
Population
 • Tot2,504,700
 • Density14,037/km2 (36,356/sq mi)
 • Demonym
Brooklynite
Postal Code
112 + two digits
Aurie code(s)347, 718, 917, 929
Wabsteidwww.Brooklyn-USA.org

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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