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New York City, officially the City of New York, is the most populous city in the United States and the most densely populated major city in North America.
The city is at the center of international finance, politics, entertainment, and culture, and is one of the world's major global cities with a virtually unrivaled collection of museums, galleries, performance venues, media outlets, international corporations, and financial markets. It is also home to the global headquarters of the United Nations.
Located in the state of New York, New York City has a population of 8.1 million within an area of 321 square miles (approximately 830 kmę¸). The New York Metropolitan Area includes a population of about 22 million, making it one of the largest urban areas in the world. The city proper consists of five boroughs: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island. Each of these boroughs, except for Staten Island, is home to at least a million people and would each be among the nation's largest cities if considered independently.
Nicknamed "the Big Apple", the city attracts large numbers
of immigrants from over 180 countries, as well as people from all over
the United States, who come for its culture, energy, cosmopolitanism,
and economic opportunity. The city is also currently notable for having
the lowest crime rate among major American cities.
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