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New York
Flag of New York
Flag
Official seal of New York
Seal
Nickname(s): 
"The Big Apple", "Gotham", "The Center of the Universe","Liberty City", "The City That Never Sleeps",[1] "The Capital of the World",[2][3][4] "Metropolis".[5]
Interactive map outlining New York City
New York is located in New York
New York
New York
Location within the State of New York
New York is located in the United States
New York
New York
Location within the United States
New York is located in North America
New York
New York
Location within North America
Coordinates: 40°42′46″N 74°00′21″W / 40.7127°N 74.0059°W / 40.7127; -74.0059Coordinates: 40°42′46″N 74°00′21″W / 40.7127°N 74.0059°W / 40.7127; -74.0059[6]
Country United States
State New York
RegionMid-Atlantic
Counties / (Boroughs)Bronx (The Bronx)
Kings (Brooklyn)
New York (Manhattan)
Queens (Queens)
Richmond (Staten Island)
Historic colonies New Netherland
Province of New York
Settled1624
Consolidated1898
Named forJames, Duke of York
Government
 • TypeMayor–Council
 • BodyNew York City Council
 • MayorBill de Blasio (D)
Area
 • Total468.484 sq mi (1,213.37 km2)
 • Land302.643 sq mi (783.84 km2)
 • Water165.841 sq mi (429.53 km2)
 • Metro
13,318 sq mi (34,490 km2)
Elevation33 ft (10 m)
Population
 • Total8,175,133
 • Estimate 
(0069)
8,622,698
 • Rank1st, U.S.
 • Density28,491/sq mi (11,000/km2)
 • MSA (2017)
20,320,876 (1st)
 • CSA (2017)
23,876,155[9] (1st)
Demonym(s)New Yorker
Time zoneUTC−05:00 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−04:00 (EDT)
ZIP Codes
100xx–104xx, 11004–05, 111xx–114xx, 116xx
Area code(s)212/646/332, 718/347/929, 917
FIPS code36-51000
GNIS feature ID975772
Major airportsJohn F. Kennedy International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport, LaGuardia Airport
Commuter railLIRR, Metro-North, NJ Transit
Rapid transitSubway, Staten Island Railway, PATH
Largest borough by areaQueens – 109 square miles (280 km2)
Largest borough by populationBrooklyn (2,636,735 – 2015 est)[11]
WebsiteNYC.gov

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  1. "Why is New York City known as 'the Big Apple' and "Gotham?"". Dictionary.com, LLC. Retrieved May 28, 2013.
  2. "General Article: New York After WWII". Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Retrieved May 28, 2013.
  3. "About New York City". The City of New York. Retrieved May 28, 2013.
  4. Eugene J. Sherman. "FORWARD New York – Capital of the Modern World". The Weissman Center for International Business Baruch College/CUNY 2011. Retrieved May 28, 2013.
  5. Fleisher, Michael and Lincoln, Janet E. The Great Superman Book (Grand Central Publishing, 1978), pp. 223–225.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  7. the Mayor, New York City Office of (January 8, 2010). "Biography". New York, City of. Archived from the original on March 17, 2010. Retrieved January 8, 2010.
  8. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. June 23, 2018. Retrieved January 31, 2008. Search for feature ID 975772.
  9. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2017 – Combined Statistical Area; and for Puerto Rico – 2017 Population Estimates". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  10. Community Facts for New York city, New York, United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 26, 2017.
  11. "State & County QuickFacts – Kings County (Brooklyn Borough), New York". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 17, 2016. Retrieved March 24, 2016.