New York City

One of the world's greatest cities, New York is a global center for media, entertainment, art, fashion, research, finance, and trade. The bustling, cosmopolitan heart of the 4th largest metropolis in the world and by far the most populous city in the United States, New York has long been a key entry point and a defining city for the nation.
Photo: E Palen, CC BY 2.0. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Popular Destinations

Wall Street. Madison Avenue. 34th Street. Broadway. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, the "Borough of Homes and Churches," is one of the five boroughs of New York City. Photo: Suiseiseki, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a crescent-shaped borough traversing the north-to-south width of and including two of the major New York City area airports, LaGuardia and John F. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is one of the five boroughs of New York. Known for Yankee Stadium, the home field of the New York Yankees baseball team, the borough dates from 1899. Photo: eviltomthai, CC BY 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

A vast green swath of open space in the heart of , is a district in its own right, neatly separating the from the , stretching from Midtown at the southern end to at the north. Photo: Ed Yourdon, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Tourist attraction
The is a 102-story Art Deco skyscraper in in New York City. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Museum
The is an art museum located in , New York City, on 53rd Street between and Sixth Avenues. Photo: Elisa.rolle, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Tourist attraction
The United Nations is headquartered in New York City in a complex designed by a board of architects led by Wallace Harrison and built by the architectural firm Harrison & Abramovitz. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5 dk.

Destinations

is New York City's "Forgotten Borough" across New York Harbor from . Photo: Jjtkk, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

The of is one of the city's wealthiest districts. Photo: Alex Proimos, CC BY 2.0.

Broadway. Times Square. Madison Square Garden. The name says it all: the is the entertainment hub of the city, and possibly the entire nation. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The , east of the on , was traditionally considered part of the , and constitutes the portion north of Houston St, south of 14th St, and east of Broadway. Photo: Beyond My Ken, CC BY-SA 3.0.

New York City

Latitude
40.7566° or 40° 45' 23.9" north
Longitude
-73.9863° or 73° 59' 10.7" west
Population
8,550,000
Abbreviation
NYC
Abbreviation
NY
IATA airport code
NYC
United Nations Location Code
US NYC
Elevation
33 feet (10 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 61785451
Geo­Names ID
5128581
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: New York
  • Afar: Nyu York
  • Afrikaans: New York
  • Afrikaans: New York Stad
  • Albanian: New York City
  • Albanian: Nju Jork
  • Albanian: Qyteti i Nju Jorkut
  • Amharic: ኒው ዮርክ ከተማ
  • Arabic: Syudad han New York
  • Arabic: نيورك
  • Arabic: نيويورك
  • Arabic: نيو يورك
  • Aragonese: Nueva York
  • Armenian: Նիւ Եորք
  • Armenian: Նյու Յորք
  • Arpitan: City of New York
  • Arpitan: NYC
  • Arpitan: New York
  • Arpitan: New York City
  • Arpitan: Niou-Yorque
  • Arpitan: Novèla-Yorque
  • Assamese: নিউ ইয়ৰ্ক চিটি
  • Assamese: নিউয়ৰ্ক চিটি
  • Assamese: নিউয়ৰ্ক মহানগৰ
  • Asturian: Nueva York
  • Aymara: New York
  • Azerbaijani: Nyu-York
  • Balinese: New York
  • Bambara: New York City
  • Banjar: New York
  • Bashkir: Нью-Йорк
  • Basque: NYC
  • Basque: New York
  • Basque: New York City
  • Basque: New York Hiria
  • Basque: York Berri
  • Bavarian: New York City
  • Belarusian: Нью-Ёрк
  • Belarusian: Нью Ёрк
  • Bengali: এন ওয়াই সি
  • Bengali: নিউ ইয়র্ক শহর
  • Bengali: নিউ ইয়র্ক সিটি
  • Bengali: বিগ অ্যাপল
  • Bhojpuri: न्यू यार्क
  • Bhojpuri: न्यूयार्क शहर
  • Bhojpuri: न्यू यॉर्क
  • Bhojpuri: न्यूयॉर्क सिटी
  • Bislama: Niu York
  • Bosnian: New York City
  • Brahui: Niú Yárk Şár
  • Breton: Evrog Nevez
  • Breton: New York
  • Buginese: Kuta New York
  • Bulgarian: Голямата ябълка
  • Bulgarian: Ню Йорк
  • Burmese: နယူးယောက်မြို့
  • Catalan: Ciutat de Nova York
  • Catalan: N. Y.
  • Catalan: N Y
  • Catalan: NYC
  • Catalan: New York City (New York)
  • Catalan: New York City
  • Catalan: Nova York
  • Cebuano: Dakbayan sa New York
  • Central Bikol: Nueva York
  • Central Kurdish: نیویۆرک
  • Chamorro: New York City
  • Chavacano: Nueva York
  • Chechen: Нью-Йорк
  • Cherokee: ᎠᏤ ᏯᎩ
  • Cherokee: ᏄᏯᎩ
  • Chinese: New York Chhī
  • Chinese: 紐約
  • Chinese: 紐約市
  • Chinese: 纽约
  • Chinese: 纽约市
  • Church Slavic: Нью-Йорк
  • Chuvash: Çĕнĕ Йорк
  • Chuvash: Нью-Йорк
  • Cornish: Evrek Nowydh
  • Corsican: New York
  • Crimean Tatar: Nyu York
  • Croatian: New York (grad)
  • Croatian: New York, New York
  • Croatian: New York
  • Croatian: New York City, New York
  • Croatian: New York City
  • Croatian: Njujork
  • Czech: NYC
  • Czech: New York
  • Czech: New York City
  • Danish: New York
  • Danish: New York City
  • Dimli (individual language): New York City
  • Dotyali: न्यूयोर्क शहर
  • Dutch: NYC
  • Dutch: New York (stad)
  • Dutch: New York
  • Dutch: New York City
  • Dutch: Nieuw Amsterdam
  • Eastern Mari: Нью-Йорк
  • Egyptian Arabic: نيويورك
  • Egyptian Arabic: نيو يورك
  • English: Big Apple
  • English: City of New York
  • English: NYC
  • English: NY City
  • English: New York, NY
  • English: New York, New York
  • English: New York
  • English: New York City, New York
  • English: the five boroughs
  • Erzya: Нью-Йорк ош
  • Esperanto: Gotham
  • Esperanto: La Granda Pomo
  • Esperanto: La urbo, kiu neniam dormas
  • Esperanto: Nov-Jorko
  • Esperanto: Novjorko
  • Estonian: New York
  • Ewe: New York City
  • Extremaduran: Nueva York
  • Faroese: New York City
  • Fiji Hindi: New York City
  • Fijian: New York City
  • Fijian: Niu Yoka Siti
  • Finnish: Iso omena
  • Finnish: NYC
  • Finnish: New York, New York
  • Finnish: New York
  • Finnish: New York City
  • French: NY
  • French: New-york
  • French: New York
  • French: New York City
  • French: la Grosse Pomme
  • Gagauz: New York City
  • Galician: A gran mazá
  • Galician: New York
  • Galician: Nova Iorque
  • Galician: Nova York
  • Galician: Nova Ámsterdan
  • Galician: cidade de Nova York
  • Galician: نيؤيؤرک
  • Gan Chinese: 紐約
  • Gan Chinese: 紐約市
  • Georgian: ნიუ-იორკი
  • German: Big Apple
  • German: NYC
  • German: Neu-Amsterdam
  • German: Neu York
  • German: New York
  • German: New York, Stadt
  • German: New York City
  • Gilaki: نيؤيؤرک
  • Gothic: 𐌽𐌹𐌿 𐌹𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌺
  • Gothic: 𐌽𐌹𐌿 𐌹𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌺 𐍃𐌹𐍄𐌴𐌹
  • Greek: Νέα Υόρκη
  • Guarani: Táva Nueva York
  • Guianese Creole French: New York
  • Gujarati: ન્યુ યોર્ક
  • Gujarati: ન્યૂ યોર્ક સિટી
  • Gujarati: ન્યૂ યોર્ક સીટી
  • Haitian: New York City, New York
  • Haitian: New York City
  • Haitian: Nouyòk
  • Hakka Chinese: New York Sṳ
  • Hakka Chinese: Néu-yok-sṳ
  • Hausa: New York
  • Hausa: New York Sṳ
  • Hebrew: התפוח הגדול
  • Hebrew: ניו יורק
  • Hebrew: ניו יורק סיטי
  • Hindi: न्यूयॉर्क
  • Hindi: न्यूयॉर्क नगर
  • Hindi: न्यूयॉर्क शहर
  • Hindi: न्यूयॊर्क्
  • Hungarian: New York
  • Hungarian: New York City
  • Icelandic: New York-borg
  • Icelandic: New York borg
  • Icelandic: Nýja Jórvík
  • Ido: New York
  • Ido: Nova-York
  • Igbo: New York City
  • Iloko: Siudad ti New York
  • Inari Sami: New York
  • Indonesian: Kota New York
  • Indonesian: NYC
  • Indonesian: New York
  • Indonesian: New York City
  • Indonesian: Si Apel Besar
  • Ingush: Нью-Йорк
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): New York
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Nove York
  • Interlingue: New York
  • Inuktitut: ᓂᐅ ᐃᐅᕐᒃ ᓯᑎ
  • Inupiaq: Tchiaq York Iniqpak
  • Irish: Cathair Nua-Eabhrac
  • Irish: Nua-Eabhrac
  • Italian: Città di New York
  • Italian: La grande mela
  • Italian: NY
  • Italian: NYC
  • Italian: New York (New York)
  • Italian: New York, NY
  • Italian: New York
  • Italian: New York City, New York
  • Italian: New York City
  • Italian: Nuova York
  • Italian: The City of New York
  • Jamaican Creole English: Nyuu Yaak Siti
  • Japanese: ニューヨーク
  • Japanese: ニューヨーク、ニューヨーク
  • Japanese: ニューヨーク市
  • Japanese: マンハッタン
  • Javanese: New York
  • Kabardian: Нью-Йорк
  • Kabiyè: Niyuu Yɔrɩkɩ
  • Kabyle: New York
  • Kalmyk: Нью-Йорк балһсн
  • Kalmyk: Нью Йорк балһсн
  • Kannada: ನ್ಯೂಯಾರ್ಕ್ ನಗರ
  • Kannada: ನ್ಯೂ ಯಾರ್ಕ್ ನಗರ
  • Kannada: ನ್ಯೂ ಯಾರ್ಕ್ ಸಿಟಿ
  • Kannada: ನ್ಯೂಯೊರ್ಕ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Nyu york
  • Karachay-Balkar: Нью-Йорк
  • Kazakh: Нью-Йорк
  • Kazakh: Нью-Йорк қаласы
  • Kazakh: Эн Уай Си
  • Kazakh: Үлкен алма
  • Khmer: ទីក្រុងញូវយ៉ក
  • Kikuyu: New York City
  • Kirghiz: Нью-Йорк
  • Korean: 뉴욕
  • Korean: 뉴욕 시
  • Kurdish: New York City
  • Ladin: New York
  • Ladino: Mueva York
  • Ladino: Sivdad de Mueva York
  • Lao: Siudad ti New York
  • Latin: Novum Eboracum
  • Latvian: Ņujorka
  • Lezghian: Нью-Йорк
  • Ligurian: Niorche
  • Limburgan: New York
  • Limburgan: New York City
  • Lingala: New York
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Site de New York
  • Literary Chinese: 紐約市
  • Lithuanian: Niujorkas
  • Livvi: New York
  • Lojban: niu,IORK. zei tcadu
  • Lombard: New York
  • Low German: New York
  • Low German: Niej-York
  • Lower Sorbian: New York City
  • Luxembourgish: New York City
  • Macedo-Romanian: New York
  • Macedonian: Њу Јорк
  • Macedonian: Њујорк
  • Maithili: न्यू योर्क शहर
  • Malagasy: New York
  • Malay: Bandar Raya New York
  • Malay: Bandaraya New York
  • Malayalam: ന്യൂയോർക്ക് നഗരം
  • Manx: Caayr York Noa
  • Maori: New York City
  • Marathi: न्यू यॉर्क शहर
  • Mazanderani: نیویورک
  • Min Dong Chinese: New York Chê
  • Min Dong Chinese: Niū-iók-chê
  • Min Nan Chinese: New York Chhī
  • Min Nan Chinese: New York City
  • Min Nan Chinese: Niú-iok-chhī
  • Mingrelian: ნიუ-იორკი
  • Mingrelian: ნიუ-იორქი
  • Mirandese: Nuoba Iorque
  • Mongolian: Нью-Йорк хот
  • Moroccan Arabic: نيو يورك
  • N'Ko: ߞߌ߬ߛߓߊ߬ ߓߊ
  • N'Ko: ߣߌߥߦ ߦߐߙߞ ߛߌߕߌ߬
  • Narom: Nouvel Éverouic
  • Narom: Nouvieau York
  • Nauru: New York
  • Navajo: Kin Yótʼááh Deezʼá
  • Neapolitan: Nova York
  • Nepali: न्यु यर्क नगर
  • Nepali: न्युयोर्क सहर
  • Newari: न्यु यर्क नगर
  • Northern Frisian: New York City
  • Northern Luri: نیویورک سیتی
  • Norwegian: New York
  • Norwegian Bokmål: New York
  • Norwegian Bokmål: New York City
  • Norwegian Bokmål: New York by
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Ny York
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: New York
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: New York by
  • Novial: Novi York
  • Nyanja: New York City
  • Occitan (post 1500): Nava York
  • Occitan (post 1500): New York City
  • Occitan (post 1500): Nuòva York
  • Occitan (post 1500): Nòva York
  • Occitan (post 1500): Poma granda
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܢܝܘ ܝܘܪܩ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Nīwe Eoforwīc Burg
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Nīweoforwīcburg
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Nīƿeoforƿīcburg
  • Ossetian: Нью-Йорк
  • Pampanga: New York Lakanbalen
  • Panjabi: ਨਿਊਯਾਰਕ ਸ਼ਹਿਰ
  • Papiamento: New York City
  • Pedi: New York
  • Pedi: New York City
  • Pennsylvania German: Nei Yarrick Schtadt
  • Persian: سیب بزرگ
  • Persian: شهری که هرگز نمی خوابد
  • Persian: نیویورک
  • Persian: گوتام
  • Pfaelzisch: New York City
  • Pfaelzisch: Nju Yoorg Siddi
  • Picard: New York
  • Piemontese: New York
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Nyuu York
  • Polish: Nowy Jork
  • Portuguese: Nova Iorque
  • Portuguese: Nova York
  • Portuguese: cidade de Nova Iorque
  • Portuguese: cidade de Nova York
  • Pushto: نيويارک
  • Pushto: نيويارک ښار
  • Pushto: نیویورک
  • Pwo Eastern Karen: ဍုံဏ်ုယူႋယုက်
  • Quechua: New York
  • Romanian: NYC
  • Romanian: New York
  • Romanian: New York City
  • Romanian: Нью-Йорк
  • Romansh: New York
  • Russia Buriat: Нью-Йорк хото
  • Russia Buriat: Нью Йорк хото
  • Russian: Большое яблоко
  • Russian: Новый Амстердам
  • Russian: Нью-Йорк
  • Russian: Нью-Йорк Сити
  • Rusyn: Ню Йорк
  • Samoan: Niu Ioka
  • Samogitian: Niojuorks
  • Sanskrit: न्‍यू यार्क
  • Sanskrit: न्‍यू यॉर्क्
  • Santali: ᱱᱤᱣ ᱭᱚᱨᱠ
  • Sardinian: New York
  • Sardinian: New York City
  • Saterfriesisch: New York
  • Saterfriesisch: New York City
  • Scots: NYC
  • Scots: New York Ceety
  • Scottish Gaelic: Eabhraig Nuadh
  • Serbian: Njujork
  • Serbian: Њу Јорк
  • Serbian: Њујорк
  • Serbian: Њујорк Сити
  • Serbian: Град Њујорк
  • Serbian: Нови Амстердам
  • Serbo-Croatian: New York
  • Sicilian: New York
  • Sicilian: New York City
  • Sicilian: Nova York
  • Silesian: Nowy Jork
  • Sindhi: نيو يارڪ سٽي
  • Sindhi: نيو يارڪ شهر
  • Sinhala: නිව් යෝක් නගරය
  • Sinhala: නිව්යෝර්ක් නගරය
  • Slovak: New York
  • Slovenian: New York
  • Somali: New York
  • South Azerbaijani: نیویورک
  • South Azerbaijani: نیویورک‌
  • Spanish: New York
  • Spanish: New York City
  • Spanish: Nueva York
  • Sranan Tongo: New York City
  • Sundanese: Apel Gedé
  • Sundanese: Kota New York
  • Sundanese: NYC
  • Sundanese: New York
  • Swahili: New York
  • Swedish: New York
  • Swedish: New York City
  • Swiss German: New York City
  • Tagalog: Lungsod ng Bagong York
  • Tagalog: Lungsod ng New York
  • Tahitian: New York
  • Tajik: Ню-Йорк
  • Tamil: த பிக் ஆப்பிள்
  • Tamil: நியு யார்க்
  • Tamil: நியூ யார்க்
  • Tamil: நியூயார்க்
  • Tamil: நியூ யார்க்கு
  • Tamil: நியூயார்க்கு நகரம்
  • Tamil: நியூயார்க் நகரம்
  • Tamil: நியூ யார்க் நகரம்
  • Tamil: நியூயார்க் ஸிடி
  • Tamil: நியூயோர்க்
  • Tamil: நியூ யோர்க்
  • Tamil: நியூயோர்க் நகரம்
  • Tatar: Зур алма
  • Tatar: Нью-Йорк
  • Tatar: Нью-Йорк Сити
  • Telugu: న్యూయార్క్
  • Telugu: న్యూయార్క్ నగరం
  • Thai: NYC
  • Thai: New York City
  • Thai: กรุงนิวยอร์ก
  • Thai: กรุงนิวยอร์ค
  • Thai: นครนิวยอร์ก
  • Thai: นครนิวยอร์ค
  • Thai: นิวยอร์กซิตี
  • Thai: นิวยอร์กซิตี้
  • Thai: นิวยอร์คซิตี
  • Thai: มหานครนิวยอร์ก
  • Thai: เมืองนิวยอร์ก
  • Thai: เมืองนิวยอร์ค
  • Tibetan: ནེའུ་ཡོར་ཀ།
  • Tok Pisin: Niu Yok Siti
  • Tosk Albanian: New York City
  • Turkish: NYC
  • Turkish: New York, New York
  • Turkish: New York
  • Turkish: New York City
  • Turkish: New York kenti
  • Turkmen: Nýu-Ýork
  • Twi: New York
  • Udmurt: Нью-Йорк
  • Uighur: Nyu York Shehiri
  • Ukrainian: Нью-Йорк
  • Upper Sorbian: New York City
  • Urdu: نیویارک شہر
  • Urdu: نیو یارک شہر
  • Uzbek: NY
  • Uzbek: New York, New York
  • Uzbek: New York
  • Uzbek: New York City, NY
  • Uzbek: New York City, New York
  • Uzbek: New York shahri
  • Venetian: New York
  • Veps: Nju Jork
  • Vietnamese: NYC
  • Vietnamese: New York
  • Vietnamese: New York City
  • Vietnamese: Niu Oóc
  • Vietnamese: Nữu Ước
  • Vietnamese: Thành phố New York
  • Vietnamese: Thành phố Niu Oóc
  • Vietnamese: Thành phố Nữu Ước
  • Vlax Romani: New York City
  • Volapük: New York
  • Võro: New York
  • Waray (Philippines): Syudad han New York
  • Welsh: Dinas Efrog Newydd
  • Welsh: Efrog Newydd
  • Western Armenian: Նիւ Եորք
  • Western Frisian: New York
  • Western Frisian: New York City
  • Western Mari: Нью-Йорк
  • Western Panjabi: نیو یارک شہر
  • Wu Chinese: 纽约市
  • Yakut: Нью Йорк
  • Yiddish: ניו־יאָרק
  • Yiddish: ניו יארק
  • Yoruba: New York
  • Yue Chinese: 紐約
  • Zeeuws: New York
  • Zeeuws: New York City
  • Zhuang: Niujyoz
  • Zulu: New York (indolobha)
  • Zulu: New York
  • Aebura
  • Altepetl Yancuic York
  • Ga-no-no
  • Kanono
  • Kanón:no
  • Neu Amsterdam
  • Neu Jorck
  • Neuva York
  • New Amsterdam
  • New Orange
  • New Yorc
  • New Yorke
  • New Yorku
  • Nouvelle Yorck
  • Nova Amsterda
  • Nutaaq Yuukam Iniqpaŋa
  • Nuève York
  • Nýu-Ýork şäheri
  • The Big Apple
  • Āltepētl Yancuīc York
  • ניו יארק סיטי
  • නිව්යෝක් නගරය

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