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2 New York New York New York often called the Big Apple, has five boroughs : MANHATTAN, New York often called the Big Apple, has five boroughs : MANHATTAN, BROOKLYN, THE BRONX, QUEENS and BROOKLYN, THE BRONX, QUEENS and STATET ISLAND. STATET ISLAND.

3 MANHATTAN MANHATTAN Manhattan is an island borough of New York City, New York, USA, coterminous with New York County. Manhattan is an island borough of New York City, New York, USA, coterminous with New York County.boroughNew York CityNew YorkUSAcoterminousboroughNew York CityNew YorkUSAcoterminous With a 2006 population of 1,611,581 With a 2006 population of 1,611, population2006 population living in a land area of square miles (59.47 km²), it is the most densely populated county in the United States at 66,940 residents per square mile (25,846/km² living in a land area of square miles (59.47 km²), it is the most densely populated county in the United States at 66,940 residents per square mile (25,846/km²densely populateddensely populated

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6 BROOKLYN Brooklyn (named after the Dutch town Breukelen) is one of the five boroughs of New York City. Brooklyn (named after the Dutch town Breukelen) is one of the five boroughs of New York City.Dutch BreukelenboroughsNew York CityDutch BreukelenboroughsNew York City An independent city until its consolidation into New York in 1898, Brooklyn is New York City's most populous borough, with more than 2.5 million residents. An independent city until its consolidation into New York in 1898, Brooklyn is New York City's most populous borough, with more than 2.5 million residents. If the borough was still considered an independent city, it would be the 4th largest city in the United States If the borough was still considered an independent city, it would be the 4th largest city in the United States

7 Brooklyn is coterminous with Kings County, which is the most populous county in New York State, and the second most densely populated county in the United States (after New York County, which is the borough of Manhattan). Brooklyn is coterminous with Kings County, which is the most populous county in New York State, and the second most densely populated county in the United States (after New York County, which is the borough of Manhattan).Kings County countyNew York StateNew York CountyKings County countyNew York StateNew York County

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10 THE BRONX The Bronx is New York City's northernmost borough, coterminous with Bronx County. The Bronx is located northeast of Manhattan. It is the only one of the city's five boroughs situated primarily on the United States mainland (the others are on islands). As of 2006, the United States Census Bureau estimated that the borough's population was 1,361,473,which ranks fourth of the five boroughs. The Bronx is New York City's northernmost borough, coterminous with Bronx County. The Bronx is located northeast of Manhattan. It is the only one of the city's five boroughs situated primarily on the United States mainland (the others are on islands). As of 2006, the United States Census Bureau estimated that the borough's population was 1,361,473,which ranks fourth of the five boroughs.New York City boroughManhattanUnited StatesUnited States Census Bureauthe five boroughsNew York City boroughManhattanUnited StatesUnited States Census Bureauthe five boroughs

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12 THE BRONX RIVER The Bronx River, approximately 24 miles (38 km) long, flows through southeast New York in the United States. Its Native American name was the Aquahung before the arrival of European colonists, like Jonas Bronck, for whom the Bronx and its river are named, in 1639 The Bronx River, approximately 24 miles (38 km) long, flows through southeast New York in the United States. Its Native American name was the Aquahung before the arrival of European colonists, like Jonas Bronck, for whom the Bronx and its river are named, in 1639 New YorkUnited StatesNative AmericanJonas Bronck New YorkUnited StatesNative AmericanJonas Bronck

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14 QUEENS Queens is the largest in area and the second most populous of the five boroughs of New York City, New York, USA. Located on the western portion of Long Island, it is home to New York City's two major airports (John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia), Queens is the largest in area and the second most populous of the five boroughs of New York City, New York, USA. Located on the western portion of Long Island, it is home to New York City's two major airports (John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia),five boroughsNew York CityNew York Long IslandJohn F. Kennedy LaGuardiafive boroughsNew York CityNew York Long IslandJohn F. Kennedy LaGuardia

15 As of the 2005 American Community Survey, immigrants comprise 47.6% of Queens residents. With a population of 2.2 million it is the second most populous borough in New York City (behind Brooklyn) and the tenth most populous county in the United States. As of the 2005 American Community Survey, immigrants comprise 47.6% of Queens residents. With a population of 2.2 million it is the second most populous borough in New York City (behind Brooklyn) and the tenth most populous county in the United States. As of the 2005 Brooklyntenth most populous county As of the 2005 Brooklyntenth most populous county

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18 STATEN ISLAND Staten Island is a borough of New York City situated primarily on the island of the same name. It is separated from New Jersey by the Arthur Kill and the Kill Van Kull, and from the rest of New York by New York Bay. With a population of about 477,377, Staten Island is the least populated of the five boroughs but is the third largest in area at 59 sq mi (153 km²). Staten Island is a borough of New York City situated primarily on the island of the same name. It is separated from New Jersey by the Arthur Kill and the Kill Van Kull, and from the rest of New York by New York Bay. With a population of about 477,377, Staten Island is the least populated of the five boroughs but is the third largest in area at 59 sq mi (153 km²).boroughNew York CityNew JerseyArthur Kill Van Kull New York BayboroughNew York CityNew JerseyArthur Kill Van Kull New York Bay

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23 THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING IS 448m TALL. THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING IS 448m TALL.

24 THE WORLD TRADE CENTER THE WORLD TRADE CENTER WAS THE NAME FOR TWO SKYSCRAPERS THAT HAD 107 FLOORS. THE WORLD TRADE CENTER WAS THE NAME FOR TWO SKYSCRAPERS THAT HAD 107 FLOORS. THE TWINS WERE DESTROYED IN TERRORIST ATTACK IN THE TWINS WERE DESTROYED IN TERRORIST ATTACK IN 2001.

25 THE STATUE OF LIBERTY THE FRENCH PEOPLE GAVE THIS STATUE AS A GIFT TO THE AMERICANS IN THE FRENCH PEOPLE GAVE THIS STATUE AS A GIFT TO THE AMERICANS IN THE STATUE OF LIBERTY HAS A TORCH IN HER RIGHT HAND. IT MEANT HOPE FOR MANY PEOPLE WHO SAW IT WHEN THEY WERE ENTERING NEW YORK HARBOUR THE STATUE OF LIBERTY HAS A TORCH IN HER RIGHT HAND. IT MEANT HOPE FOR MANY PEOPLE WHO SAW IT WHEN THEY WERE ENTERING NEW YORK HARBOUR

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27 CENTRAL PARK CENTRAL PARK IS A QUIET PLACE IN THE CENTRE OF MANHATTAN. CENTRAL PARK IS A QUIET PLACE IN THE CENTRE OF MANHATTAN. NEW YORKERS GO THERE TO JOG, SKATE, RIDE OR JUST FOR A WALK NEW YORKERS GO THERE TO JOG, SKATE, RIDE OR JUST FOR A WALK

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29 THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM IS THE BIGGEST MUSEUM IN NEW YORK. THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM IS THE BIGGEST MUSEUM IN NEW YORK. THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM IS ONE OF THE WORLD S LARGEST AND MOST IMPORTANT ART MUSEUMS THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM IS ONE OF THE WORLD S LARGEST AND MOST IMPORTANT ART MUSEUMS

30 Established1872 Location5th Avenue and 82nd Street, Manhattan, New York Visitor figures4 million/year DirectorPhilippe de Montebello Established1872 Location5th Avenue and 82nd Street, Manhattan, New York Visitor figures4 million/year DirectorPhilippe de Montebello18725th Avenue ManhattanNew YorkPhilippe de Montebello18725th Avenue ManhattanNew YorkPhilippe de Montebello

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32 THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is a preeminent art museum located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, USA, on 53rd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is a preeminent art museum located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, USA, on 53rd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.art museumMidtown ManhattanNew York CityUSAart museumMidtown ManhattanNew York CityUSA MOMA S LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES HOLD OVER BOOKS, ARTIST BOOKS AND PERIODICALS,AS WELL AS INDIVIDUAL FILES ON MORE THAN ARTIST. MOMA S LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES HOLD OVER BOOKS, ARTIST BOOKS AND PERIODICALS,AS WELL AS INDIVIDUAL FILES ON MORE THAN ARTIST.

33 EstablishedNovember 7, 1929 Location11 West 53rd Street, Manhattan, New York, USA Visitor figures2.5 million/year DirectorGlenn D. Lowry EstablishedNovember 7, 1929 Location11 West 53rd Street, Manhattan, New York, USA Visitor figures2.5 million/year DirectorGlenn D. LowryNovember 71929Manhattan New YorkUSAGlenn D. LowryNovember 71929Manhattan New YorkUSAGlenn D. Lowry

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35 GREENWICH VILLAGE The neighborhood is bounded by Broadway on the east, the Hudson River on the west, Houston Street on the south, and 14th Street on the north. The neighborhood is bounded by Broadway on the east, the Hudson River on the west, Houston Street on the south, and 14th Street on the north.BroadwayHudson RiverHouston Streetsouth14th Street northBroadwayHudson RiverHouston Streetsouth14th Street north Greenwich Village simply called the Village, is a largely residential area on the west side of downtown (southern) Manhattan in New York City named after Greenwich, London, England. Greenwich Village simply called the Village, is a largely residential area on the west side of downtown (southern) Manhattan in New York City named after Greenwich, London, England.ManhattanNew York CityGreenwichLondon, EnglandManhattanNew York CityGreenwichLondon, England

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