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New York

  1. 1. New York
  2. 2. New York  Location, parts of NY  Population, nickname  Places of interest, parks  Famous squares, streets  Cultural life  Public transport
  3. 3. New York The largest city in the USA One of the largest cities of the world The biggest port in the USA Situated in the north-eastern coast of the USA, by the Atlantic ocean
  4. 4. New York One of the most important financial, commercial and cultural centres in the world. Population - about 8 million people Nickname - "The Big Apple„ Frank Sinatra –“It is city that never sleeps“
  5. 5. Parts of New York Manhattan The Bronx Brooklyn Queens Staten Island
  6. 6. New York – Manhattan The island is washed by two rivers - the East River and the Hudson River. The heart of New York famous of its skyline a large number of skyscrapers on a small area
  7. 7. The Chrysler BuildingThe Empire State BuildingThe Rockefeller Center
  8. 8. New York - The Liberty Island Statue of Liberty The gift from France to the people of the USA in 1886 It is a symbol of hope and freedom 46 m high, 225 tones
  9. 9. NewYork – famous squares Times Square - centre of performing arts
  10. 10. Madison Square
  11. 11. New York - famous streets Broadway Centre of cultural life, great number of theatres and cinemas Wall Street The centre of financial services Fifth Avenue Main shopping area, luxury stores and boutiques, most expensive shopping streets in the world
  12. 12. BroadwayWall Street
  13. 13. New York – Brooklyn Bridge Total length – 5,989 feet (1825 m) Opened in 1883, it connects Manhattan and Brooklyn over the East River
  14. 14. The Empire State Building  The highest skyscraper in NY  It has 102 floors  A TV tower and a restaurants at the top.  It stands at the corner of the Fifth Avenue and the 34th Street.
  15. 15. New York – Central Park The largest of the New York‘s parks, is a public park at the center of Manhattan
  16. 16. New York – transportation system Four airports (for example J.F. Kennedy or LaGuardia) New York’s subway The largest subway system in the world It was opened in 1904. It has got 468 stations and it is more than 1,000 km long Yellow taxi cars - cabs
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