New York City (New York)

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Coordinates 40°42′46″N 74°00′22″W
Country United States
State New York
Region Europe and North America
Constituent counties (boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) Kings (Brooklyn) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Richmond (Staten Island)
Historic colonies New Netherland Province of New York
Settled 1624 (approx)
Consolidated 1898
Named for James, Duke of York
Elevation 33 ft (10 m)
Demonym(s) New Yorker
Time zone UTC−05:00 (EST)
ZIP Codes 100xx–104xx, 11004–05, 111xx–114xx, 116xx
Area code(s) 212/646/332, 718/347/929, 917
FIPS code 36-51000
GNIS feature ID 975772
International airports John F. Kennedy (JFK) LaGuardia (LGA) Newark Liberty (EWR)
Rapid transit system New York City Subway, Staten Island Railway, PATH
GDP (City, 2020) $830 billion (1st)
GMP (Metro, 2020) $1.67 trillion (1st)
Largest borough by area Queens (109 square miles or 280 square kilometres)
Largest borough by population Brooklyn (2019 est. 2,559,903)
Largest borough by GDP (2020) Manhattan ($610.4 billion)
Official name Statue of Liberty; The 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright
Type Cultural
Criteria i, ii, vi
Designated 1984, 2019 (8th, 43rd sessions)
Reference no. ;
State Party United States
Government (Type) Strong mayor–council
Government (Body) New York City Council
Government (Mayor) Eric Adams (D)
Government (Total) 472.43 sq mi (1,223.59 km2)
Government (Land) 300.46 sq mi (778.19 km2)
Government (Water) 171.97 sq mi (445.40 km2)
Area (Total) 472.43 sq mi (1,223.59 km2)
Area (Land) 300.46 sq mi (778.19 km2)
Area (Water) 171.97 sq mi (445.40 km2)
Population (2020) (Total) 8,804,190
Population (2020) (Rank) 1st in the United States 1st in New York
Population (2020) (Density) 29,302.37/sq mi (11,313.68/km2)
Population (2020) (Metro) 20,140,470 (1st)

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New York, often called New York City (NYC) to distinguish it from the State of New York, is the most populous city in the United States. With a 2020 population of 8,804,190 distributed over 300.46 square miles (778.2 km2), New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban area. With over 20.1 million people in its metropolitan statistical area and 23.5 million in its combined statistical area as of 2020, New York is one of the world's most populous megacities. New York City has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world, and is a significant influence on commerce, entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, tourism, dining, art, fashion, and sports. It is the most photographed city in the world. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy, an established safe haven for global investors, and is sometimes described as the capital of the world.

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