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New York is Americas most populous city New York the Big Apple is one of the worlds leading commercial financial and cultural centres New York is subdivided into five boroughs in descending order of area the boroughs are Queens Brooklyn Staten Island the Bronx and Manhattan Almost all of the Bronx is situated on the mainland but the other boroughs are situated on or comprise islands In all New York comprises some 50 islands In postal addresses New York is synonymous with Manhattan New York has been the gateway to America for successive influxes of immigrants from Europe later Asia and Russia The population of the city remains more racially and ethnically diverse than many areas of the United States In 1990 the population of New York was 52 per cent white 29 per cent black 7 per cent Asian and Pacific Islander and 12 per cent other races Those of Hispanic origin comprised 24 per cent of the total population The latest influx is from post-Communist Russia Land area 800 sq km 309 sq mi Population 1980 7071639 1992 estimate 7311966 New York is a financial commercial manufacturing and tourist centre A national focus of road rail water and air transport it also contains the headquarters of many major corporations The financial district of Lower Manhattan centred on Wall and Broad streets includes the New York Stock Exchange 1817 and a United States Federal Reserve bank as well as other prominent banking brokerage and financial institutions Much domestic and international trade is conducted in New Yorks offices including those in the twin towers of Lower Manhattans World Trade Center one of the worlds tallest structures Two international airportsLa Guardia and John F Kennedy both in Queensare major air-cargo terminals and large amounts of freight pass through the citys port facilities Nearby ports in New Jersey however with Newark International Airport now handle much of the freight that formerly passed through New York Wholesale and
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