New York

- the biggest city of the USA

- the most populous city – more than 8 milions people

- NYC is located in the north-east of the United States of America. It lies in the south of the state of New York

- the city that never sleeps, the Big apple

- New York was settled by the Dutch in 1624 and they called it “Nieuw Nederland”, which means New Netherland. The name was changed to New York to honor the Duke of York (King James II of England)

- it is very multicultural, more than 35% of people living in NYC were born abroad. It is the centre of fashion, art, music, and more

- it’s divided into 5 boroughs – Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island

- Manhattan is probably most famous bcs of it’s attractions like Empire state building, Wall street (is the financial center, the Wolf of Wall street), the Times square …


There is so much to do and see

· Brooklyn Bridge - it is the oldest bridge in the US, it connects Brooklyn with Manhattan

· Empire State Building - it was the tallest building in the world for 41 years, more than 10,000 people visit it every day

· Statue of Liberty - given to the USA from France after there American Revolution, nowadays, it is seen as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy

· The Times square – one of the most popular tourists destination. Full of billboards, lights, bars, theaters, more than 40 milion people visit it in year

· Central park – It is a huge park in Manhattan, it is also one of the world’s most filmed locations. There are concerts, two ice skate rings, a zoo, a castle and more

· The 5th evenue – it is one of the most expensive streets in the world, there are stores like Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Versace, Prada



· most of the people in NYC use the subway – it is the seventh-busiest system in the world and the busiest in the US

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