Also called as The City of New York, it till date remains the most densely populated area in the entire of United States of America. The metropolitan area of the New York City ranks amongst the largest all over the globe and is an extremely important economic hub. The New York Stock Market plays a huge part in world’s financial scenario and thus the city is vital to the industry of commerce and finance.
This city was also one of the Dutch discoveries and was inhabited by the Dutch people in the year 1625. The city became a part of the United States of America in the later years and has remained one ever since. The city is situated along side a harbor which has earned it not only an economic edge but also an unquestionable strategic position since the time of the Dutch and English battles. The area has been subjected to many wars and was the first city to be declared a capital under the Constitution of the United States of America. The city influence’s the economy, education. Media, movies, news, fashion and global affairs substantially and thus is the pivot behind the United States of America. The city is divided in terms of location into five boroughs namely Brooklyn, Queens Manhattan, The Bronx and Staten Island. Each borough lies in a separate county. The total area of the city is 304.8 sq mi or 789.43 km square and has a total population of over 8.2 million distributed over the five boroughs. The city has many landmarks including The Statue of Liberty which is symbolic of the massive immigration that occurred on the state of New York in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Wall Street which is located in Lower Manhattan is also an important commercial area and is home to the Stock Exchange of New York.