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New York City is one of the most populous cities in the United States and forms the center of the New York Metropolitan Area which is one of the most populated metropolitan areas in the world. New York City is a global center for commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment. It is the home of the United Nations and Wall Street.

The city is located on one of the world's largest natural harbors and is divided into five boroughs: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island. Many of the districts and locations in New York City are internationally known landmarks and locales. Times Square and the Broadway theater district are major centers of entertainment; Manhattan's real estate market is among the most expensive in the world.

Country United States
State New York
Counties Bronx, Kings, Manhattan, Queens, and Richmond
Founded 1624
Incorporated 1898
Population 8,175,133
Time Zone EST
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Map of New York City Boroughs. Map of Manhattan
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