August 19, 2022
New York (Eng. New York City, IPA: New York listen, [nuː ˈjɔɹk ˈsɪti] or [njuː ˈjɔːk ˈsɪti]) is the largest city in the United States, part of one of the largest agglomerations in the world. The population of the city is 8,405,837 people, the agglomeration - 20.63 million (2015 estimate). New York is located on the Atlantic Ocean in southeastern New York State. The city was founded in the early 17th century by Dutch colonists and was called New Amsterdam until 1664. New York includes five administrative districts (districts, boroughs): the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan and Staten Island. The main attractions are located in the borough of Manhattan. Among them: historical skyscrapers (Empire State Building, Chrysler Building), Rockefeller Center, Woolworth Building, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Metropolitan Opera, Carnegie Hall, Solomon Guggenheim Museum (painting), American Museum of Natural History (skeletons dinosaurs and planetarium), Plaza Hotel, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Chelsea Hotel, United Nations Headquarters, Harlem. New York is an important world financial, political, economic and cultural center.