New York metropolitan area

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New York metropolitan area

New York–Newark–Bridgeport, NY, NJ, CT, PA
View of Midtown Manhattan at night
View of Midtown Manhattan at night
Location within the United States
Location within the United States
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NationalUnited States
States New York
 New Jersey
 Connecticut
 Pennsylvania
Principal citiesNew York City (Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, The Bronx, Staten Island)
Newark
Jersey City
Yonkers
Paterson
Bridgeport
Elizabeth
Stamford
New Haven
Allentown
Waterbury
Edison
Norwalk
Trenton
Danbury
New Rochelle
Mount Vernon
White Plains
Passaic
Woodbridge
Area
 • Total13,318 sq mi (34,490 km2)
Population
(2013)
 • Total23,632,722[1] (1st)
 • Density1,876/sq mi (724/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern Time Zone)
Area code(s)201, 203, 212, 215, 267, 272, 347, 475, 484, 516, 518, 551, 570, 609, 610, 631, 646, 718, 732, 845, 848, 860, 862, 908, 914, 917, 929, 973
Highest elevation 4,180 ft/1,274 m (Slide Mountain (Ulster County, New York), in the Catskill Mountains).
Lowest elevation 0 ft/0 m (sea level) at the Atlantic Ocean, Long Island Sound, and at Hudson River estuary waterways.

The New York metropolitan area is the city and suburbs of New York City. It includes Long Island and the Mid- and Lower Hudson Valley in the state of New York. It also includes north and central New Jersey, three counties in western Connecticut and five counties in northeastern Pennsylvania.

The New York metropolitan area is the most populous in the United States. This includes the numbers defined by both the Metropolitan Statistical Area (20.1 million residents)[2] and the Combined Statistical Area (23.6 million residents).[1] It is also one of the most populous built-up areas in the world, and the single largest in North America.[3][4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014 – Combined Statistical Area; and for Puerto Rico - 2014 Population Estimates". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 26, 2015.
  2. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014 – Metropolitan Statistical Area; and for Puerto Rico - 2014 Population Estimates". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 26, 2015.
  3. "World's Largest Urban Areas [Ranked by Urban Area Population]". Rhett Butler. 2003–2006. Retrieved 2011-11-25.
  4. "Largest Cities of the World – (by metro population)". Woolwine-Moen Group d/b/a Graphic Maps. Retrieved 2011-11-25.
  5. "Largest urban areas in the world: 2008 All Urban Areas 2,000,000 & Over" (PDF). Wendell Cox Consultancy. Retrieved 2011-11-25.