Manhattan is the most densely populated of New York City’s 5 boroughs. It’s mostly made up of Manhattan Island, bounded by the Hudson, East and Harlem rivers. Among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers, it’s the heart of “the Big Apple.” Its iconic sites include skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building, neon-lit Times Square and the theaters of Broadway.
The Manhattan Island is roughly 13.4 miles long and about 2.3 miles wide at its widest. Except at its northern and southern tips, the borough’s avenues run roughly north and south, and streets run east and west.
- New York City is made up of five boroughs: Manhattan, The Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island.
- The Empire State building gets hit by lightning about 23 times per year.
- New York City is the largest city in the United States.
- There is a birth in NYC every 4.4 minutes.
- Population: 1.632 million (2019)
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