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Introduction into New York

New York is a state in the Northeastern region of the United States and it’s the nation’s third most populous state. New York is bordered by New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the south and by Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont to the east. The state has a maritime border with Rhode Island east of Long Island, as well as an international border with the Canadian provinces of Ontario to the north and west, and Quebec to the north.

New York City is the biggest city in New York State and its one of the most populous cities in the world at over 22 million people in the greater New York metropolitan area. Its nickname is the ‘Big Apple’ and it’s known for its status as one of the biggest financial, cultural, transportation, and manufacturing centers in the world.

New York City consists of five boroughs: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island. The cities most famous landmark is the Statue of Liberty, which greeted millions of immigrants as they came to U.S. in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. These immigrants helped make New York City one of the most multi-cultural cities in the world and all of New York Cities boroughs you can see the changes, which make this city so unique.

In New York City, you have the brightly illuminated area of Times Square, where every New Years you have one of the biggest celebrations in the world and Times Square shows the world that it knows how to party. Here you will also find a city that’s in the middle of the entertainment industry with Broadway shows and theatre to go along with some of the biggest sitcoms like ‘Friends’ and ‘Seinfeld’. There have been hundreds of Hollywood movies shot in the city and this will continue as it’s such iconic city and some biggest directors in Hollywood are based in New York City, like Spike Lee, George Lucas and Martin Scorsese, just to name a few. Whatever your purpose is for going to New York you are almost guaranteed a great time, as its one of the top destinations in the world. For more information on New York go to



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