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 really safe?
Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection ranks New York City as the 9th safest city worldwide just after Paris. There are 5.2 murders per 100,000 people, and New York City ranked the safest with the fewest overall crimes on the total crime index.
What's New York known for?

New York is known for:

Statue of Liberty.
Wall Street.
Time Square.
Broadway Shows.
Central Park.
Tall Skyscrappers.
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Is New York cheap?
New York is an expensive city, but we were able to make it slightly more affordable. Here is how much it cost us to live in NYC on a budget, while still living more than comfortable.
Is New York City really that expensive?
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.
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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