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New York
The Ceety o New York
Clockwise frae top: Midtown Manhattan, the Unitit Naitions Heidquairters, the Statue o Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge, Central Park, Times Square, an the Unisphere in Queens
Banner o New York
The Big Apple, Gotham, Center o the Universe, The Ceety That Neier Sleeps,[1] The Caipital o the Warld[2][3][4]
Location in the state o New York
Location in the state o New York
New York is located in the Unitit States
New York
New York
Location in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 40°39′51″N 73°56′19″W / 40.66417°N 73.93861°W / 40.66417; -73.93861[5]
KintraUnited States
Historic CountriesIngland, Dutch Republic
StateNew York
Historic ColonyColony o New York
CoontiesBronx, Kings, New York, Queens, Richmond
 • TeepMayor–Cooncil
 • BodiNew York City Council
 • MayorEric Adams (I)
 • Ceety1,213.4 km2 (468.48 sq mi)
 • Laund783.8 km2 (302.64 sq mi)
 • Water429.5 km2 (165.84 sq mi)
Elevation10 m (33 ft)
 (2012 Unitit States Census estimates[8])[9]
 • Ceety8,336,697 (1st)
 • Density10,518.60/km2 (27243.06/sq mi)
 • Metro
18,897,109 (1st)
 • CSA
22085649 (1st)
Demonym(s)New Yorker
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
100xx–104xx, 11004–05, 111xx–114xx, 116xx
Area code(s)212, 347, 646, 718, 917, 929
FIPS code36-51000
GNIS featur ID975772

New York Ceety (Inglis: New York City) is the maist populous ceety in the Unitit States an the centre o the New York metropolitan aurie, at is ae o the maist populous metropolitan auries in the warld. New York Ceety haes a significant impact on global commerce, finance, media, cultur, airt, fashion, research, eddication, an entertainment. As host o the Unitit Naitions Heidquarters, it is an aa an important centre for internaitional affairs. The ceety is aften referred tae as New York Ceety or the Ceety o New York tae distinguish it frae the state o New York, at it is apairt o.

Locatit on a lairge naitural harbour on the Atlantic coast o the Northeastren Unitit States, the ceety consists o five boroughs: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, an Staten Island. The ceety's 2009 estimatit population approached 8.4 million, an wi a land aurie o 305 square mile (790 km2), New York Ceety is the maist densely populatit major ceety in the Unitit States. The New York metropolitan aurie's population is the USA's mucklest, estimatit at 19.1 million fowk ower 6,720 square mile (17,400 km2). The Combined Statistical Aurie contained 22.2 million fowk as o 2009 Census estimates, an aa the mucklest in the Unitit States.

New York wis foondit as a commercial tredin post bi the Dutch in 1624. The dounset wis cawed New Amsterdam til 1664 whan the colony came unner Inglis control.

Mony destricts an laundmerks in the ceety hae acome weel kent tae ootsiders. The Statue o Liberty greetit millions o immigrants as thay came tae Americae in the late 19t an early 20t centuries. Times Square, iconifee'd as "The Crossroads o the Warld", is the brichtly illuminatit hub o the Broadway theatre destrict, ane o the warld's busiest pedestrian intersections, an a major centre o the warld's entertainment industry. Anchored bi Wall Street, in Lawer Manhattan, New York vies wi Lunnon as the financial caipital o the warld an is hame tae the New York Stock Exchynge, the warld's mucklest stock exchynge bi mercat caipitalisation o its leetit companies. The oreeginal Manhattan Chinatown attracts thrangs o tourists tae its bustlin sidewalks an retail establishments. Warld-cless schuils an varsities sic as Columbia Varsity, New York Varsity an Fordham Varsity an aa reside in New York Ceety.

Sister ceeties

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New York Ceety haes ten sister ceeties recognisit bi Sister Cities International (SCI):[10]

Airms Ceety Geographical location Naition Syne
Tokyo Kantō region (Honshū island)  Japan 1960
  Beijing    Cheenae[11] 1980
  Cairo Cairo Govrenorate  Egyp 1982
Madrid Community o Madrid  Spain [12] 1982
Santo Domingo Naitional Destrict  Dominican Republic 1983
Budapest Central Hungary  Hungary 1992
Roum Lazio (Latium)  Italy 1992
Jerusalem Jerusalem Destrict  Israel 1993
Lunnon  Ingland  Unitit Kinrick 2001
Johannesburg Gauteng[13]  Sooth Africae 2003

Lik New York Ceety, aw except Beijing are the maist populous ceeties o thair respective kintras.[14]

Unlik New York Ceety, aw but Johannesburg serve as de facto or de jure naitional poleetical caipitals. New York an her sister ceeties are aw major economic centres, but few o the sister ceeties share New York's status as a major seaport.[15]

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  2. "Showcase Destinations New York City: Capital of the World". Mpiweb.org. 22 September 1924. Archived frae the original on 30 September 2011. Retrieved 16 Juin 2011.
  3. "About New York City". The City of New York. Archived frae the original on 7 Apryle 2014. Retrieved 16 Juin 2011.
  4. Eugene J. Sherman. "FORWARD New York – Capital of the Modern World". The Weissman Center for International Business Baruch College/CUNY 2011. Archived frae the original on 2 October 2008. Retrieved 16 Juin 2011.
  5. a b "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 12 Februar 2011. Retrieved 23 Apryle 2011.
  6. the Mayor, New York City Office of (8 Januar 2010). "Biography". New York, City of. Archived frae the original on 17 Mairch 2010. Retrieved 8 Januar 2010.
  7. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 25 October 2007. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  8. Sam Roberts (5 Apryle 2012). "Population Growth in New York City Is Outpacing 2010 Census, 2011 Estimates Show". © 2012 The New York Times Company. Retrieved 24 Apryle 2012.
  9. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  10. "New York City Global Partners". The City of New York. 2010. Archived frae the original on 21 Mey 2008. Retrieved 27 Januar 2010.
  11. "Sister Cities". Beijing Municipal Government. Archived frae the original on 17 Januar 2010. Retrieved 23 Juin 2009.
  12. Madrid city council webpage "Mapa Mundi de las ciudades hermanadas" Check |url= value (help). Ayuntamiento de Madrid.
  13. It occupies pairt o the umwhile province o Transvaal.
  14. The Statesman's Yearbook 2003, editit bi Barry Turner, Palgrave Macmillan (Basingstoke, London and New York), 2002, ISBN 0-333-98096-4
  15. "Countries of the World", Whitaker's Almanack 1999 (Standard Edition), The Stationery Office, Lunnon, 1998, ISBN 0-11-702240-3, pp. 781–785, 907

See also

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