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New York City
City
City of New York
Clockwise, from top: Midtown Manhattan, Times Square, the Unisphere in Queens, the Brooklyn Bridge, Lower Manhattan with One World Trade Center, Central Park, the headquarters of the United Nations, and the Statue of Liberty
Flag of New York City
Flag
Official seal of New York City
Seal
Nickname(s): See Nicknames of New York City
Location within the U.S. state of New York
Location within the U.S. state of New York
New York City is located in the US
New York City
New York City
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Location in the contiguous United States and New York
Coordinates: 40°42′46″N 74°00′21″WCoordinates40°42′46″N 74°00′21″W[1]
Country  United States
State  New York
Counties / (Boroughs)

BronxKings (Brooklyn)New York (Manhattan)QueensRichmond (Staten Island)


Historic colonies  New Netherland
 Province of New York
Settled 1624
Consolidated 1898
Named for James, Duke of York
Government[2]
 • Type Mayor–Council
 • Body New York City Council
 • Mayor Bill de Blasio (D)
Area[1]
 • Total 468.484 sq mi (1,213.37 km2)
 • Land 302.643 sq mi (783.84 km2)
 • Water 165.841 sq mi (429.53 km2)
 • Metro 13,318 sq mi (34,490 km2)
Elevation[3] 33 ft (10 m)
Population (2010)[6]
 • Total 8,175,133
 • Estimate (2016)[7] 8,537,673
 • Rank 1st, U.S.
 • Density 28,210/sq mi (10,890/km2)
 • MSA (2016) 20,153,634[4] (1st)
 • CSA (2016) 23,689,255[5] (1st)
Demonym(s) New Yorker
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code(s) 100xx–104xx, 11004–05, 111xx–114xx, 116xx
Area code(s) 212/646/332718/347/929917
FIPS code 36-51000
GNIS feature ID 975772
Largest boroughby area Queens – 109 square miles (280 km2)
Largest borough by population Brooklyn (2,636,735 – 2015 est)[8]
Website NYC.gov