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  • 1. N e w Yo r kC it y Sara Cruz Sierra 2 B

2. s u m m a ryGeneral informationGeography and climate DemographicBoroughsulture and contemporary life 3. General informationNew York is the most populous city in the United States and the center of theNew York Metropolitan Area.The city is referred to as New York City or The Cityof New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part.New York is known for the Statue of Liberty, Times Square and the EmpireState Building..E mpire S tateThe S tatue of Liberty Times S quareB uilding 4. Geography and climateNew York City is located in theNortheastern United States, insoutheastern New York State,approximately halfway betweenWashington, D.C. and Boston.New York City has a humid subtropical climate. 5. demographicNew York is the most populous city in the United States, with an estimated8,244,910 residents as of 2011.The ten largest sources of foreign-born individuals in the metropolitan areaare the Dominican Republic, China, Jamaica, Mexico, India, Ecuador, Italy,Haiti, Colombia, and Guyana. 6. boroughs New York City is composed of five boroughs. 1:Manhattan 2:Brooklyn 3:Queens 4:The Bronx 5:Staten Island 7. Culture and contemporary lifeE n t e r t a i n m e n t : New York is a prominent location in the Americanentertainment industry, with many films, television series, books, and other mediabeing set there. Today, New York City is the second largest center for the film industryin the United States.To u r i s m : Tourism is one of New York Citys most vital industries,Majordestinations include the Empire State Building; Statue of Liberty.C u i s i n e : New York Citys food culture includes a variety of world cuisinesinfluenced by the citys immigrant history.A c c e n t : The New York area has a distinctive regional speech pattern called the NewYork dialect.S p o r t s : T he most popular sport in New York City is baseball.New York City hasbeen described as the "Capital of Baseball."