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The Bronx
Burgh o New York Ceety
Bronx County
Concourse Village an Yankee Stadium
Nickname(s): "The Boogie Down Bronx"
Motto: "Ne cede malis" - "Yield Not To Evil"
The Bronx is shown in orange.
Coordinates: 40°50′14″N 73°53′10″W / 40.83722°N 73.88611°W / 40.83722; -73.88611
Kintra Unitit States
State New York
Coonty Bronx
Ceety New York Ceety
Burgh creatit 1898  (Coonty in 1914)
Government
 • Type Burgh (New York Ceety)
 • Burg Preses Ruben Diaz, Jr.
(Borough of the Bronx)
 • Destrict     Attorney Robert T. Johnson
(Bronx County)
Area
 • Total 57 sq mi (150 km2)
 • Land 42 sq mi (110 km2)
 • Water 15 sq mi (40 km2)
Highest elevation 280 ft (90 m)
Population (1 Aprile 2010 U.S. Census)[1]
 • Total 1,385,108
 • Density 32,393/sq mi (12,507/km2)
  (2010 pop. as estimated in March 2011; density is July 2006 est. pop. on land area as of 2000[2])
Time zone Eastren Staundart Time (North Americae) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastren Daylicht Time (UTC-4)
ZIP Code 104 + twa digits
Area code(s) 347, 718, 917. 646.
Website Offeecial wabsteid o the Bronx Burgh Preses

The Bronx is the northmaist o the five burghs o New York Ceety. Coextensive wi Bronx County, it wis the last o the 62 counties o New York State tae be incorporatit. Locatit north o Manhattan an Queens, an sooth o Westchester Coonty, the Bronx is the anerlie burgh that is locatit primarily on the mainland (a vera sma portion o Manhattan, the Marble Hill neebourheid, is pheesically locatit on the mainland, due tae the reroutin o the Harlem River in 1897). The Bronx's population is 1,385,108 accordin tae the 2010 Unitit States Census.[1] The burgh haes a laund aurie o 42 square miles (109 km2), makkin it the fowert-lairgest in laund aurie o the five burghs, the fowert maist populatit, an the third-heichest in densitie o population.[2][3]

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  2. 2.0 2.1 U.S. Census Bureau, County and City Data Book:2007 Table B-1, Area and Population, retrieved on July 12, 2008. New York County (Manhattan) wis the naition's densest-populatit coonty, follaeed bi Kings County (Brooklyn), Bronx County, Queens County an San Francisco, Californie.
  3. While the Bronx haes an aurie o anerlie 42 square miles (109 km2), it haes mair residents than the 665,000 square miles (1,700,000 km2) o Alaska an Wyoming combined, accordin tae Table 348 o the Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2008 Rankit auries o the burghs frae U.S. Census Bureau, County and City Data Book:2007 Table B-1, Area and Population, retrieved on July 13, 2008.