Curiosities Capital: Albany Largest city: New York Population : 19.378.102 million inhabitants Third most populous Diversified economy Good education 58% non-Hispanic whites and 15,9% african-Americans
“Short” History Manhattan Island 1609, Henry Hudson Arrival of the British 1776, George Washington Wars x Reconstruction
Subdivisions 62 counties; By which they are responsible ? The five boroughs of New York
The five boroughs of New York Jurisdiction Population Area In million In square In squareBorough County miles milesManhattan New York 1 585 873 23 59Bronx Bronx 1 385 108 42 109Brooklyn Kings 2 504 700 71 183Queens Queens 2 230 722 109 283Staten Island Richmond 468 730 58 151New York city 8 175 133 303 786New York State 19 378 102 47 214 122 284Reference: United States Census Bureau
Where visit in New York ? Empire State Building Considered the second highest in New York:one hundred and two floors Lighting The two observatories
Statue of Liberty Inaugurated on October 28, 1886; Total height of: 92.9 m What does it mean? Nowadays
Central Park The most visited park in the city; Divides the city between East and West; What it has to offer?
St. Patricks Cathedral Is a decorated Neo- Gothic-style Roman Catholic, It was designed by James Renwick, Jr. On August 15, 1878 was completed, Is one of the largest in the world.
American Museum of Natural History Founded in 1869, Offers a wealth of fascinating things to see and do: The Dinosaurs, The Planetarium, Ocean Live, The Butterfly Conservatory and etc.
Times Square Area formed at the confluence of two large crossroads and avenues of New York City, Has been a popular NY attraction for over a century, Have a lot of stores,theathers and neon sign; the New Years Eve ball is dropped here.
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum 200 perfect replicas of various icons and celebrities; There are seven others like this and the official is in London.
Rockefeller Plaza and Top of the Rock Is a complex of 19 commercial buildings, One of the main tourist attractions of New York, especially in winter, Top of the Rock
Theater District Area of Midtown Manhattan where most Broadway theaters are located, Begins where ? Broadway
Greenwich Village Large and traditional residential area, By which is it surrounded ? The streets: in the day and in the night
Lincoln Center A complex of buildings that serves as headquarters of twelve artistic companies and Examples
Atlantic City - NJ Where is it located ? What it has to offer?