Although New York is a state, the popular tourist attraction of New York is actually a city. Situated in the heart of the metropolitan area, New York City is the most populous city in the USA and is divided into five boroughs. As this New York map shows, these five boroughs which include Brooklyn, The Bronx, Queens, Manhattan and Staten Island, are all within minutes of each other. One of the largest natural harbors in the world, New York is located on northeast coast of the country and is the most densely populated major city in the USA with approximately 8,336,697 people in just 302.64 square miles (783.8 km) of land.
Renowned as the cultural capital of the world, New York is a major fashion, entertainment, art, finance, commerce, education, technology and research hub and is home to some of the country's most iconic landmarks and attractions. As the New York map below shows, the city is home to the Statue of Liberty, the United Nations Headquarters, Central Park, Times Square, Wall Street, the Brooklyn Bridge, Coney Island amusement park, the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Centre, The Met, One World Trade Centre and more.