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New York City
City of New York
Clockwise, from top: Midtown Manhattan, Times Square, the Unisphere in Queens, the Brooklyn Bridge, Lower Manhattan with One World Trade Center, Central Park, the headquarters of the United Nations, and the Statue of Liberty
Flag of New York City
Official seal of New York City
Nickname(s): See Nicknames of New York City
Location within the U.S. state of New York
Location within the U.S. state of New York
New York City is located in the US
New York City
New York City
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Location in the contiguous United States and New York
Coordinates: 40°42′46″N 74°00′21″WCoordinates40°42′46″N 74°00′21″W[1]
Country United States
State New York
Counties / (Boroughs)

BronxKings (Brooklyn)New York (Manhattan)QueensRichmond (Staten Island)

Historic colonies New Netherland
 Province of New York
Named forJames, Duke of York
 • TypeMayor–Council
 • BodyNew York City Council
 • MayorBill de Blasio (D)
 • Total468.484 sq mi (1,213.37 km2)
 • Land302.643 sq mi (783.84 km2)
 • Water165.841 sq mi (429.53 km2)
 • Metro13,318 sq mi (34,490 km2)
Elevation[3]33 ft (10 m)
Population (2010)[6]
 • Total8,175,133
 • Estimate (2016)[7]8,537,673
 • Rank1st, U.S.
 • Density28,210/sq mi (10,890/km2)
 • MSA (2016)20,153,634[4] (1st)
 • CSA (2016)23,689,255[5] (1st)
Demonym(s)New Yorker
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code(s)100xx–104xx, 11004–05, 111xx–114xx, 116xx
Area code(s)212/646/332718/347/929917
FIPS code36-51000
GNIS feature ID975772
Largest boroughby areaQueens – 109 square miles (280 km2)
Largest borough by populationBrooklyn (2,636,735 – 2015 est)[8]