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New York (in English: New York City) is the most populous city in the United States of America and one of the most populous in the world.
Since the end of the 19th century it has been one of the centers of the world economy. New York is considered a global city, because of its worldwide influences in the media, in politics, in education, in architecture, in entertainment, arts and fashion. The artistic and cultural influence of the city is one of the strongest in the world. In this city is the headquarters of the United Nations Organization. The great relevance of the city at many levels makes it, together with Moscow, Beijing, London, Tokyo and Paris, one of the cities with the highest statistics on the planet.
The city is composed of five boroughs: Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island (also known as “metropolitan districts” for the purposes of the city, and whose translation and administrative figure is equivalent to “municipality”) each of the which coincides with a county: Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, and Richmond. With more than 24 million New Yorkers in an urban area of ​​830 square kilometers (320 mi²), New York is the second most densely populated city in the United States, just behind Union City, New Jersey, located on the other side of the Hudson River.
The city has many places and buildings recognized worldwide. For example, the Statue of Liberty, located on the homonymous island, and Ellis Island, which received millions of immigrants arriving in the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. Wall Street has been one of the world's leading financial centers since World War II and is the seat of the New York Stock Exchange. The city has also concentrated many of the tallest buildings in the world, including the Empire State building, the One World Trade Center, the Chrysler building, 432 Park Avenue, the Trump Tower, the Seagram building and previously the twin towers of the World Trade Center, which were demolished in the attacks of September 11, 2001.
The city is also the cradle of many American cultural movements, such as Harlem's revival in literature and visual arts, abstract expressionism (also known as the New York School) in painting, and hip hop, break dance, punk and Tin Pan Alley in music. In 2005, 170 languages ​​were spoken in the city, and 30% of its population was born outside the United States.

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