Here are some interesting facts about New York City. If you have never been to New York, read our article to find out more about this great place. This city was founded in the fist half of the seventeenth century, by the Dutch. During that period, New York City was the capital of the U.S.A. Even today it is the most populous place in the U.S. New York City is certainly one of the most attractive destinations for tourists from all over the world.
Everyone who comes to the United States wants to see New York City and its beautiful sites. There are so many things to be seen in New York. It is impossible to see them all, so you will have to come back again!
New York has a great climate conditions. Its subtropical climate makes it a great place to live and visit for vacation.
Interesting Facts about New York
New York City was an important port back in the days of the British rule. The city kept growing and today it is one of the most populous urban areas in the U.S. It has five boroughs (local governments): Manhattan, Bronx, Staten Island, Queens and Brooklyn.
The first U.S. Congress Assembly was held in New York City. Bill of Rights was also made right here, in New York City.
When it comes to film industry and entertainment, New York comes right after L.A. Anyone who is hoping to become an actor wants to try his luck in New York City. There are many theaters here, and all together they are called “the Broadway”. Journalism, advertising industry, and all kinds of business in general are incredibly developed in New York City.
Being so big, New York City has a great transportation system. The citizens do not even need cars. There are more than four hundred and sixty stations in this city and you do not need a car at all! The subway is also enormously large and works perfectly.
The Statue of Liberty is one of the famous things to see in New York, so as the Empire State Building. The Twin Towers were also located in New York City, until the crash on September 11.
There is a great diversity in every social sphere! More than hundred and fifty languages are spoken in New York City. Population is mixed and so as the culture.
New York is also celebrated in numerous books and TV shows. One of those is “Sex and the City”.