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  • New York City: The Big Apple
  • Important and Interesting Facts
    • New York City has the largest population of any US city: almost 8.4 million citizens
    • About 800 languages are spoken in New York
    • It was named after the Duke of York
    • It is the center of finance, culture, fashion, media, art, entertainment and international affairs
    • The United Nations (UN) is based in New York
  • Times Square
  • The Statue of Liberty The Empire State Building
  • St. Patrick’s Cathedral
    • St Patrick´s is the biggest cathedral in North America
  • Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange
    • The NYSE is located on Wall Street, along with companies like Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers and AIG.
    • These investment companies are partly responsible for the world financial crisis
  • Sports
  • Food
  • Los Angeles “ L.A”
  • Important and Interesting Facts
    • Los Angeles is the biggest city in California and the second biggest in the US: 3.8 million citizens
    • The original name was: El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora de los Angeles de Porciuncula
    • L.A. is an important center for culture, cinema and television, art, music, fashion and education
    • L.A. used to be part of Mexico
    • Hollywood is the most important place for cinema and television
    • Most film studios are located in Hollywood
  • Environment
    • Smog pollution is a serious problem in L.A. and it creates a yellow-brown color in the sky. Smog is caused by car and factory pollution
  • Beaches
  • Sports
  • Mardi Gras: Fat Tuesday
  • Mardi Gras Parade
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