City views - NEW YORK, USA

New York City (NYC), often simply called New York, is the most populous and welthiest city in the United States of America. With approximately 23 million in its combined statistical area, it is one of the world's most populous megacities. 

Situated on one of the world's largest natural harbors,at the mouth of the Hudson River, New York City is composed of five boroughs, each of which is a county of the State of New York. The five boroughs—Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, the Bronx, and Staten Island—were created when local governments were consolidated into a single city in 1898.

New York City has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world, significantly influencing commerce, entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, tourism, art, fashion, and sports, and is the most photographed city in the world. 

Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has sometimes been called the capital of the world.