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New York City, NY Overview
NYC has 5 distinct boroughs (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx and Staten Island) with just over 8 million people. With a population of over 22 million people, NYCís population is larger than 39 US statesómore than twice of LA, the second largest city in the country, and more than 27 times the population of Buffalo, the second largest city in New York state.
NYC is often considered the most cosmopolitan city in the United States with residents from over 180 different countries. It is the headquarters of the United Nations. Immigrants of Irish, Italian, Chinese, Korean, Puerto Rican, Mexican, Dominican, Jamaican, Iranian, Arab, Greek, African, Jewish (and more) origin all have enclaves within the city. Ironically, NYC has a higher Jewish population than Jerusalem.