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New York . USA

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Capital - Albany

No. of Counties - 62

Population - 19,677,151

Area - 54,555 sq mi (141,297 km2) sqkm

Pop. Density - 416.42/sq mi (159/km2)

Median Household Income - $71,100

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About - New York

Here are some key facts about New York State, USA:

  1. Capital: Albany
  2. Largest City: New York City
  3. Nickname: The Empire State
  4. Statehood: New York became the 11th state to join the Union on July 26, 1788.
  5. Population: As of my last update, New York State had a population of over 19 million people, making it the fourth most populous state in the United States.
  6. Area: New York State covers an area of approximately 54,556 square miles (141,300 square kilometers).
  7. Geography: The state is located in the northeastern part of the United States. It shares borders with six states: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. It also shares an international border with the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
  8. Economy: New York has one of the largest economies in the world, driven largely by its financial center, New York City. The state is also a leader in industries such as technology, healthcare, tourism, and education.
  9. Landmarks: New York is home to several iconic landmarks including the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, Central Park, Niagara Falls, the Empire State Building, and the Brooklyn Bridge.
  10. Culture: The state has a rich cultural heritage influenced by its diverse population. New York City, in particular, is known for its cultural institutions, theaters, museums, and diverse culinary scene.
  11. Government: Like other U.S. states, New York has a governor and a bicameral legislature consisting of the New York State Senate and the New York State Assembly.
  12. Education: New York is home to many prestigious universities and colleges including Columbia University, New York University (NYU), Cornell University, and the State University of New York (SUNY) system.
  13. Transportation: New York has an extensive transportation network, including one of the world's largest subway systems in New York City, major airports such as JFK International Airport and LaGuardia Airport, and a well-developed network of highways and railways.
  14. Sports: The state has several professional sports teams, including the New York Yankees and New York Mets (MLB), New York Knicks (NBA), New York Giants and New York Jets (NFL), and New York Rangers (NHL).

These are just some of the key facts about New York State.

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