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The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States with an estimated population of 8,537,673 distributed over a land area of about 302.6 square miles. New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States Located at the southern tip of the state of New York; the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world
Many districts and landmarks in New York City have become well known, and the city received a record of 61 million tourists in 2016, hosting three of the world's top most visited tourist attractions. Several sources have ranked New York the most photographed city in the world. Times Square, iconic as the world's "heart and its "Crossroads”, is the brightly illuminated hub of the Broadway Theater District, one of the world's busiest pedestrian intersections and a major center of the world's entertainment industry. The names of many of the city's bridges, tapered skyscrapers and parks are well known around the world. Anchored by Wall Street in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan, New York City has been called both the most economically powerful city and the leading financial center of the world and the city is home to the world's two largest stock exchanges by total market capitalization, the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ Manhattan's real estate market is among the most expensive in the world Manhattan's Chinatown incorporates the highest concentration of Chinese people in the Western Hemisphere, with multiple signature Chinatowns developing across the city. Providing continuous 24/7 service the New York City Subway is one of the most extensive metro systems worldwide, with 472 stations in operation.