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New York City

city in state of New York, largest city in the United States by population

New York or City of New York, in legislation, and often called New York City to distinguish it from the state of New York, in which it is located — is the most populous city in the United States, and the second most populous in North America after Mexico City. See also: Category:New York City.

New York City 
city in state of New York, largest city in the United States by population
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Instance of metropolis,
global city,
port city,
city of the United States,
Named after
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Legislative body
Head of government
  • 1624
Significant event
  • Consolidation of New York City (1 January 1898)
  • 8,537,673 ±10000 (1 July 2016)
  • 1,214 ±1 square kilometre
Elevation above sea level
  • 11 metre
IATA airport code
  • NYC
Said to be the same as
  • Big Apple
official website
Authority control

40° 40′ 12″ N, 73° 56′ 24″ W

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Map and Satellite imageryEdit

Main category: Maps of New York City

Aerial photographyEdit


Street and AvenueEdit

Main category: Roads in New York City


Empire State BuildingEdit

Main category: Empire State Building

Headquarters of the United NationsEdit

Bridges in New York CityEdit

Main gallery: Bridges in New York City.

Brooklyn BridgeEdit

Main category: Brooklyn Bridge

Williamsburg BridgeEdit

Main category: Williamsburg Bridge

Historic Photos and PaintingsEdit

Art and CultureEdit

See also: Rockefeller Center, The Cloisters


Church buildingEdit

Park and GardenEdit

See also: Central Park (New York City)


View from the Millennium UN Plaza Hotel on an early morning
View south from 'Top of the Rock' at dusk
View north from 'Top of the Rock' across Central Park
New York City as seen from the Empire State Building.
The entire New York City Skyline as viewed from Newark, NJ.
New York City panorama from Hoboken, NJ
View East River, Chrysler Building to Ground Zero (Freedom Tower) from 86th floor Empire State Building, JHB.
Manhattan from Staten Island, JHB.

New York City SubwayEdit

Main gallery: New York City Subway.

South Street SeaportEdit

Main category: South Street Seaport