Brooklyn

Brooklyn, the "Borough of Homes and Churches," is one of the five boroughs of . It used to be a separate city, and still feels much like one.
Photo: Newyork10r, Public domain.

Popular Destinations

are in Brooklyn. In addition to those two neighborhoods, this travel guide covers Manhattan Beach, Gravesend, and Sheepshead Bay. Photo: David Reilly, CC BY 2.0.

is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, as little as one subway stop away from Manhattan, and is bordered to the north by Greenpoint, to the east by Bushwick and to the south by Bedford-Stuyvesant. Photo: FieldMarine, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a part of Brooklyn, that encompasses the neighborhoods of Bath Beach, Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, Borough Park, Dyker Heights, Fort Hamilton, Kensington, Parkville, and Sunset Park. Photo: Jim.henderson, CC0.

is in Brooklyn. It includes its namesake park, plus the neighborhoods of Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Windsor Terrace, and South. Photo: McKay Savage, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

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The is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in , spanning the between the boroughs of and Brooklyn. Photo: CPacker, CC BY 2.0.

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One World Trade Center is the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex in , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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The is an early American skyscraper designed by architect Cass Gilbert and located at 233 Broadway in , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

Tourism location
, also known as the Trump Building, is a 927-foot-tall neo-Gothic skyscraper on Wall Street between Nassau and William streets in the of in . Photo: ChrisRuvolo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Destinations

is in Brooklyn. In addition to the downtown area proper, it includes Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Cobble Hill, Boerum Hill, Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, and the Navy Yard. Photo: Red trela, CC BY-SA 3.0.

are in Brooklyn. In addition to the two aforementioned neighborhoods, this travel guide covers Crown Heights, Lefferts Gardens, Brownsville, East Flatbush, and Midwood. Photo: Newyork10r, Public domain.

encompasses Cypress Hills, East New York, Canarsie, Bergen Beach, Flatlands, Mill Basin, Marine Park, Gerritsen Beach, and Barren Island. Photo: Multiplicitous, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is in Brooklyn. In addition to , this travel guide also covers Carroll Gardens. Photo: Joe Mabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

The comprises the southern tip of , with the Hudson River on the west, the East River on the east, New York Harbor to the south, and Barclay Street on the north. Photo: Fletcher6, CC BY-SA 3.0.

's famous is a lively neighborhood, full of good values in restaurants and food shopping. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

A former industrial district in Lower , , short for "Triangle Below Canal Street", has transformed from artist community to upscale residential district in the 21st century. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Brooklyn

Latitude
40.6928° or 40° 41' 34" north
Longitude
-73.9903° or 73° 59' 25" west
Population
2,530,000
Abbreviation
BK
United Nations Location Code
US BKU
Elevation
49 feet (15 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 158857828
Geo­Names ID
5110302
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Brooklyn, New York
  • Afrikaans: Brooklyn
  • Albanian: Brooklyn
  • Arabic: Brooklyn
  • Arabic: بروكلين
  • Arabic: بروكلين، نيويورك
  • Armenian: Բրուքլին
  • Asturian: Brooklyn
  • Azerbaijani: Bruklin
  • Basque: Brooklyn
  • Bavarian: Brooklyn
  • Belarusian: Бруклін
  • Bengali: ব্রুকলিন
  • Bishnupriya: কিংস কাউন্টি, নিউ ইয়র্ক
  • Bishnupriya: কিংস কাউন্টি
  • Bosnian: Brooklyn
  • Breton: Brooklyn
  • Bulgarian: Бруклин
  • Catalan: Brooklyn
  • Cebuano: Brooklyn
  • Central Kurdish: بڕۆکلین
  • Chechen: Кингс (гуо, Нью-Йорк)
  • Chechen: Кингс
  • Chinese: Brooklyn
  • Chinese: 布碌侖
  • Chinese: 布碌崙
  • Chinese: 布魯克林區
  • Chinese: 布鲁克林区
  • Chinese: 紐約布魯克林
  • Crimean Tatar: Bruklin
  • Croatian: Brooklyn, New York
  • Czech: Brooklyn
  • Danish: Brooklyn
  • Dimli (individual language): Brooklyn
  • Dutch: Brooklyn
  • Eastern Mari: Бруклин
  • Egyptian Arabic: بروكلين
  • English: Borough of Brooklyn
  • English: Brooklyn, New York
  • Esperanto: Broklino
  • Estonian: Brooklyn
  • Faroese: Brooklyn
  • Finnish: Brooklyn
  • French: Brooklyn
  • Galician: Brooklyn
  • Georgian: ბრუკლინი
  • German: Brooklyn
  • Greek: Μπρούκλιν
  • Gujarati: બ્રુકલીન
  • Hakka Chinese: Pu-lû-khiet-lìm
  • Hausa: Brooklyn
  • Hebrew: ברוקלין, ניו-יורק
  • Hebrew: ברוקלין, ניו יורק
  • Hebrew: ברוקלין
  • Hindi: ब्रुकलीन
  • Hungarian: Brooklyn
  • Icelandic: Brooklyn
  • Ido: Brooklyn
  • Iloko: Brooklyn
  • Inari Sami: Brooklyn
  • Indonesian: Brooklyn
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Brooklyn
  • Irish: Brooklyn
  • Italian: Brooklyn
  • Japanese: ブルックリン区
  • Javanese: Brooklyn, New York
  • Kazakh: Бруклин
  • Kildin Sami: Бруклин
  • Kirghiz: Бруклин
  • Korean: 브루클린
  • Latin: Brooklyn
  • Latin: Brooklynium
  • Latin: Comitatus Bruclinum
  • Latvian: Bruklina
  • Lithuanian: Bruklinas
  • Low German: Kings County
  • Lule Sami: Brooklyn
  • Luxembourgish: Brooklyn
  • Macedonian: Бруклин
  • Malay: Brooklyn
  • Marathi: ब्रुकलिन
  • Marathi: ब्रूकलिन
  • Min Dong Chinese: Bók-gì-lāng
  • Min Nan Chinese: Brooklyn
  • Mingrelian: ბრუკლინი
  • Mingrelian: ბრუქლინი
  • N'Ko: ߓߑߙߎߞߑߟߊ߲ߣ
  • N'Ko: ߓߑߙߎߞߑߟߊ߲ߣ߸ ߣߌߦߥ ߦߐߙߞ
  • Nauru: Brooklyn
  • Northern Sami: Brooklyn
  • Norwegian: Brooklyn
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Brooklyn
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Brooklyn
  • Occitan (post 1500): Brooklyn
  • Ossetian: Бруклин
  • Persian: بروکلین
  • Pite Sami: Brooklyn
  • Polish: Brooklyn
  • Portuguese: Brooklyn
  • Romanian: Brooklyn, New York
  • Romanian: Brooklyn
  • Russian: Бруклин
  • Scots: Brooklyn
  • Serbian: Бруклин
  • Serbo-Croatian: Brooklyn
  • Sicilian: Brooklyn
  • Sicilian: Brucclinu
  • Sicilian: Brucculinu
  • Skolt Sami: Brooklyn
  • Slovak: Brooklyn
  • Slovenian: Brooklyn
  • South Azerbaijani: بروکلین
  • Southern Sami: Brooklyn
  • Spanish: Brooklyn
  • Swahili: Brooklyn
  • Swedish: Brooklyn
  • Tagalog: Brooklyn
  • Tajik: Бруклин
  • Tamil: புரூக்ளின்
  • Tatar: Бруклин
  • Tatar: Кингс
  • Telugu: బ్రూక్లిన్
  • Thai: บรุกลิน
  • Tornedalen Finnish: Brooklyn
  • Turkish: Brooklyn
  • Ukrainian: Бруклін
  • Ume Sami: Brooklyn
  • Urdu: بروکلن، نیویارک
  • Vietnamese: Brooklyn, New York
  • Vietnamese: Brooklyn
  • Waray (Philippines): Brooklyn
  • Welsh: Brooklyn
  • Western Armenian: Պրուքլին
  • Western Frisian: Brooklyn
  • Western Panjabi: بروکلن
  • Wu Chinese: 布鲁克林区
  • Yiddish: ברוקלין, ניו יארק
  • Yiddish: ברוקלין
  • Yoruba: Brooklyn
  • Yue Chinese: 布碌侖
  • BK
  • Bklyn
  • Breuckelen
  • Breukelen
  • Marechkawick

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