New York

City in New York State
New York City comprises 5 boroughs sitting where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. At its core is Manhattan, a densely populated borough that’s among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers. Its iconic sites include skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building and sprawling Central Park. Broadway theater is staged in neon-lit Times Square.
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Is New York City really safe?
New York City is overall a pretty safe city in comparison to many large urban areas in the United States. Although many other cities in New York state are unfortunately dangerous. 3 of New York state's most populated cities are among the most dangerous in the United States.
Is New York really dirty?
New York City, according to the report's infographic, has a dirtiness index of 427.9, leading all 40 cities in the report. New York City topped the charts in the litter and pest factor category, the report said. The next closest is Los Angeles, which has a dirtiness index of 317.8.
Why is New York City so famous?
New York has to be one of the most famous cities in the world. Often referred to as the 'Big Apple', this vibrant city is known for its exclusive shops, flashy Broadway performances, and high-flying business tycoons, and it's a city that has long captivated people from all over the world.
Is New York actually expensive?
Because of the desire to live in cities, they can become quite expensive places to live. In the U.S., New York City is the most pricey to live in, followed by San Francisco—however, NYC is only #9 on the world's most expensive cities.
New York, often called New York City to distinguish it from New York State, or NYC for short, is the most populous city in the United States. Demographics · New York, New York · New York City (disambiguation) · Big Apple GDP (City, 2019): $884 billion (1st) Largest borough by population: Brooklyn (2019 est. 2,559,903) Largest borough by area: Queens (109 square miles or 280 square kilometres) GMP (Metro, 2020): $1.67 trillion (1st)
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