New York City is definitely one of the most happening cities in the world. The city bustles throughout within its vicinity of 305 square miles. The city is famous for its fast-track life, corporate sectors, night-lives and some great historical places that are present here. The light and glitz of the city has never failed to amuse us and these astonishing facts about the city will just amplify our craving to visit this beautiful city: -
1). There is a large number of Chinese and Jewish people living in the city than any other city outside of China and Israel respectively.
2). New York City is made up of five boroughs: Manhattan, The Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island. Four of the five boroughs (Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island) are located on islands while The Bronx is the only borough located on the mainland.
3). The Statue of Liberty was a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States. It was designed by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi and built by Gustave Eiffel.
4). New York’ites do not understand the word ‘metro’ or ‘trains’, so it is advisable to use the term ‘subway’. Also, if you want to ask if the train is going north or south, you must use the terms uptown or downtown respectively.
5). New York City is all set to become a home to world’s first underground park. Named as The Lowline, the exclusive park is still under construction and it is being hoped that the park will gain as much success as that of High Line, an elevated public park built on an abandoned railway line on Manhattan’s West Side.
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