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New York or New York City is officially called the City of New York. It is located in the state of New York. It is the city with the biggest population in the USA. It is almost 19 million people. And New York is also one of the main global cities. New York is a multi-national city. New-Yorkers speak about 75 different languages. Representatives of almost all nationalities and races live there. This city is also the home city of the United Nations, thus home city for international diplomacy. UN headquarters are located here.
The five boroughs: 1: Manhattan, 2: Brooklyn, 3: Queens, 4: Bronx, 5: Staten Island New York City is comprised of five boroughs, an unusual form of government used to administer the five constituent counties that make up the city.
Sightseeing of New York
The Hudson River is a 315-mile (507 km) river that flows from north to south through eastern New York. It rises at Lake Tear of the Clouds, on the slopes of Mount Marcy in the Adirondack Mountains, flows past Albany, and finally forms the border between New York City and New Jersey at its mouth before emptying into Upper New York Bay. The river is named after Henry Hudson, an Englishman sailing for the Dutch East India Company, who explored it in 1609.
Manhattan is the oldest and the most densely-populated of the five boroughs of New York City. Located primarily on Manhattan Island at the mouth of the Hudson River, the boundaries of the borough are identical to those of New York County, an original county of the state of New York. The borough and county consist of Manhattan Island and several small adjacent islands. Manhattan is a major commercial, financial, and cultural center of both the United States and the world.
Staten Island is a borough of New York City, New York, United States, located in the southwest part of the city. . Staten Island is separated from New Jersey by the Arthur Kill and the Kill Van Kull, and from the rest of New York by New York Bay. With a population of 491,730, Staten Island is the least populated of the five boroughs but is the third largest in area at 59 sq mi (153 km2).
The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, looking towards Staten Island from Brooklyn.
Wall Street is the financial district of New York City. It is also the name of the street running from Broadway to South Street on the East River. Over time Wall Street came to signify a geographic location encompassing a commercial downtown Manhattan neighborhood as well as signifying the historical financial center of the United States. The term has become a metonym signifying New York-based financial interests
Broadway, as the name implies, is a wide avenue in New York City, which runs the full length of Manhattan and continues into northern Westchester County. It is the oldest north–south main thoroughfare in the city, dating to the first New Amsterdam settlement. The name Broadway is the English literal translation of the Dutch name, Breede weg. A stretch of Broadway is famous as the pinnacle of the American theater industry. The city's 39 largest theatres are collectively known as "Broadway”. Broadway theatre is the most prestigious form of professional theatre in the U.S., as well as the most well known to the general public and most lucrative for the performers, technicians and others involved in putting on the shows.
The title "Fifth Avenue" refers to a street in New York, New York in the US. Fifth Avenue contains many upscale shops and cultural attractions.
Greenwich Village in New York often simply called "the Village" , is a largely residential neighborhood on the west side of Lower Manhattan in New York City . A large majority of the district is home to upper middle class families
Harlem is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Manhattan , which since the 1920s has been a major African-American residential, cultural, and business center. As a neighborhood with a long history of marginalization and economic deprivation, Harlem has long been associated with high rates of crime.
Brooklyn is the most populous of New York City 's five boroughs , with approximately 2.5 million residents, and the second-largest in area. Brooklyn was an independent city until its consolidation with New York City in 1898, and continues to maintain a distinct culture, independent art scene, and unique architectural heritage.
The Brooklyn Bridge is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States, stretches 1825 m over the East River connecting the Manhattan and Brooklyn. On completion, it was the largest suspension bridge in the world and the first steel-wire suspension bridge. The bridge cost $15.1 million to build and approximately 27 people died during its construction. A week after the opening, on May 30 1883 a rumor that the Bridge was going to break down caused a stampede which crushed and then killed twelve people.
Times Square is a major commercial intersection in the borough of Manhattan in New York City , at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue and stretching from West 42nd to West 47th Streets .
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (colloquially The Met) is an art museum on the eastern edge of Central Park, along "Museum Mile" in New York City, United States. Its permanent collection contains more than two million works of art, divided into nineteen curatorial departments.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, founded in 1937, is a modern art museum. It is the last major work of Frank Lloyd Wright, one of the world's most prominent and influential architects. From the street, the building looks approximately like a white ribbon curled into a cylindrical stack, slightly wider at the top than the bottom. Paintings are displayed along the walls of the spiral and also in viewing rooms found at stages along the way. The Guggenheim was founded to showcase avant-garde art by early modernists such as Wassily Kandinsky and Piet Mondrian.
Carnegie Hall is a concert venue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City , United States , located at 881 Seventh Avenue , occupying the east stretch of Seventh Avenue between West 56th Street and West 57th Street , two blocks south of Central Park .
Columbia University is a private research university in the United States. It has the most Nobel Prize affiliations of any institution in the USA. It is home to the prestigious Pulitzer Prize, which, for over a century, has rewarded outstanding achievement in journalism, literature and music. It has been the birthplace of FM radio, the first American university to offer anthropology and political science as academic disciplines, and where the foundation of modern genetics was discovered. Its Morningside Heights campus was the first North American site where the uranium atom was split. Butler Library
The statue, a gift to the United States from the people of France, is of a robed female figure representing Libertas , the Roman goddess of freedom, who bears a torch and a tabula ansata (a tablet evoking the law) upon which is inscribed the date of the American. A broken chain lies at her feet. The statue has become an iconic symbol of freedom and of the United States.
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