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New York City


New York City in New York is the largest city in the United States. As of 2004, its population was estimated as 8,104,079, with a total of 18,709,802 living in the New York metropolitan area.

New York, nicknamed the "Big Apple" and the "City That Never Sleeps" is a reknown center of business and finance, entertainment, media and culture, home to many famous buildings, as well as containing the headquarters of the United Nations.

New York City, New York

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New York City Facts


Here is some more information about New York City:
  • Major airports serving New York City include John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport (which is actually in Newark, New Jersey).

  • Sports teams in New York City include the baseball team, the New York Mets, the basketball team, the New York Knicks, the Major League Baseball team, the New York Yankees, the New York-Penn League baseball team, the Brooklyn Cyclones, the New York-Penn League baseball team, the Staten Island Yankees, and the NHL ice hockey team, the New York Rangers.

  • Important education institutions in New York City include City University of New York, Columbia University, New York University and Pace University. City University of New York is the public university system of the city consisting of 11 senior colleges, 6 community colleges, a doctorate-granting graduate school, a journalism school, a law school and the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education.

  • New York City is one of the nation's leading centers of business and commerce, with dozens of major companies are headquartered in the city, but, as already mentioned, is especially strong in the financial and media industries. Some of the major companies headquartered in New York City include Accenture, Alcoa, Altria Group, American Express, American International Group, Bristol-Myers Squibb, CBS, Cendant, Citigroup, Fox Entertainment Group, Goldman Sachs, Hess, JPMorgan Chase, Lehman Brothers, Loews, Merill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, News Corporation, New York Life Insurance, Pfizer, Schlumberger, TIAA-CREF, Time Warner, Verizon Communications, Viacom and Wells Fargo.

  • Slice of New York-style pizzaNew York-style pizza, is a variety of pizza that originates from the city. It is characterized by wide, thin, foldable slices, and is often sold by the slice. It is traditional to eat New York-style pizza folded, because otherwise the width of the slice would make it unmanageable.

  • The phrase a "New York minute" means a very short interval, usually considerably less than an actual minute, and is a reference to the frenetic pace of life in the city. Occassionally, the phrase is also used in the reverse sense to mean a long period of time.

  • New York City's nicknames include "Empire City", "Gotham", "Hymie Town" (widely considered offensive), "The Big Apple", "The Capital of the World", "The City", "The City of Dreams", "The City So Nice, They Named It Twice", and "The City That Never Sleeps".

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Frommer's New York City 2024 (Complete Guide)

By Pauline Frommer

FrommerMedia
Released: October 10th, 2023
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  • Number of Pages: 410
  • Author: Pauline Frommer
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  • Weight: 0.9 pounds
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Frommer's New York City day by day

By Pauline Frommer

FrommerMedia
Released: November 9th, 2021
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  • ISBN: 1628875038
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  • Edition: 6
  • Number of Pages: 192
  • Author: Pauline Frommer
  • Publication Date: November 9th, 2021
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  • Weight: 0.5 pounds
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Fodor's New York City 2024 (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: November 28th, 2023
Paperback (512 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1640976442
  • EAN: 9781640976443
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  • Edition: 33
  • Number of Pages: 512
  • Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
  • Publication Date: November 28th, 2023
  • Release Date: November 28th, 2023
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  • Size: 8.0 inches by 5.25 inches by 0.75 inches
  • Weight: 0.95 pounds
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DK Eyewitness New York City (Travel Guide)

By DK Eyewitness

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: September 26th, 2023
Multicolor Paperback (328 pages)

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  • Format: Folded Map
  • Number of Pages: 328
  • Author: DK Eyewitness
  • Publication Date: September 26th, 2023
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  • Size: 8.56 inches by 5.0 inches by 0.81 inches
  • Weight: 1.0375 pounds
  • Color: Multicolor
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StreetSmart® NYC Map Midtown Edition by Van Dam-Laminated pocket city street map of Manhattan w/ all attractions, museums, sights, hotels, Broadway ... Edition Map – Folded Map, October 5, 2022

By Stephan Van Dam

VanDam, Inc.
Released: June 15th, 2023
Map (2 pages)

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  • Model: 9781932527834
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  • Format: Folded Map
  • Edition: 2022 Edition
  • Number of Pages: 2
  • Author: Stephan Van Dam
  • Publication Date: June 15th, 2023
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  • Size: 8.8 Inches by 3.8 inches by 0.2 Inches
  • Weight: 0.1 pounds
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Lonely Planet New York City (Travel Guide)

By Ali Lemer & MaSovaida Morgan

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  • ISBN: 1787016013
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  • Edition: 12
  • Number of Pages: 448
  • Authors: Ali Lemer, Anita Isalska, MaSovaida Morgan, Kevin Raub
  • Publication Date: January 18th, 2022
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  • Size: 7.85 inches by 5.1 inches by 0.75 inches
  • Weight: 0.85539357656 pounds
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Lonely Planet New York City (Travel Guide)

By Brian Healy, John Garry, Michael Grosberg, Maya Stanton & Caroline Trefler

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  • Edition: 13
  • Number of Pages: 336
  • Authors: Brian Healy, Rachel Chang, John Garry, Dana Givens, Michael Grosberg, Teddy Minford, Maya Stanton, Meena Thiruvengadam, Caroline Trefler
  • Publication Date: March 19th, 2024
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  • Weight: 0.8125 pounds
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DK Eyewitness Top 10 New York City (Pocket Travel Guide)

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  • Format: Folded Map
  • Number of Pages: 192
  • Author: DK Eyewitness
  • Publication Date: September 26th, 2023
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  • Weight: 0.4875 pounds
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Wonder City of the World: New York City Travel Posters

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  • Number of Pages: 240
  • Authors: Nicholas D. Lowry, Angelina Lippert, Tim Medland, Catherine Bindman
  • Publication Date: March 26th, 2024
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  • Weight: 3.79 pounds
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Not For Tourists Guide to New York City 2024

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  • Number of Pages: 400
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  • Publication Date: September 5th, 2023
  • Release Date: September 5th, 2023
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  • Weight: 0.59965735264 pounds
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