New York City is located in the state of New York in the United States of America. New York City is made up of five boroughs: Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan. The city is a total of 468 square miles and it is home to over 8 million people. New York City is also one of the world’s most popular places for tourists to visit. The city’s nickname is “The Big Apple,” which is fitting because there is so much to see and do in NYC!
New York is renowned for being both historic and progressive. It has a rich history—much of which is preserved through museums that are open to the public—and an ever-changing landscape that constantly incorporates the newest and best technology to make the quality of life in NYC as grand as it can be.
Needless to say, there are many wonderful places to go and things to see in New York City. Below is the first of four lists in a series that documents a few of the more remarkable aspects of NYC.