summaryGeneral informationGeography and climateDemographicBoroughsCulture and contemporary life
General informationNew York is the most populous city in the United States and thecenter of the New York Metropolitan Area.The city is referred to asNew York City or The City of New York to distinguish it from theState of New York, of which it is a part.New York is known for the Statue of Liberty, Times Square and theEmpire State Building.. Empire State The Statue of Liberty Times Square Building
Geography and climate New York City is located in the Northeastern United States, in southeastern New York State, approximately halfway between Washington, D.C. and Boston.New York City has a humid subtropical climate.
demographicNew York is the most populous city in the United States, with anestimated 8,244,910 residents as of 2011.The ten largest sources of foreign-born individuals in themetropolitan area are the Dominican Republic, China, Jamaica,Mexico, India, Ecuador, Italy, Haiti, Colombia, and Guyana.
boroughs New York City is composed of five boroughs. 1:Manhattan 2:Brooklyn 3:Queens 4:The Bronx 5:Staten Island
Culture and contemporary lifeEntertainment:New York is a prominent location in the Americanentertainment industry, with many films, television series, books, and othermedia being set there. Today, New York City is the second largest center forthe film industry in the United States.Tourism:Tourism is one of New York Citys most vital industries,Majordestinations include the Empire State Building; Statue of Liberty.Cuisine:New York Citys food culture includes a variety of world cuisinesinfluenced by the citys immigrant history.Accent:The New York area has a distinctive regional speech pattern calledthe New York dialect.Sports:The most popular sport in New York City is baseball.New York Cityhas been described as the "Capital of Baseball."