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New york Referat

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Part B2: Write a five-page research paper
New York City
1. Geography
1.1 Climate
1.2 Districts
2. History
3. Transportation
4. Sights
4.1 Statue of Liberty
4.2 Times Square
4.3 Broadway
4.4 Empire State building
4.5 Central Park
4.6 Brooklyn Bridge
4.7 Rockefeller Center
5. Sports

1. Geography
New York City is one of the most famous cities in the world. “The Big Apple” or “the City that never sleeps” is located in the New York the state. New York City is located on the East coast of America and on the estuary of the Hudson River and East river on the Atlantic Ocean. New York is in the north of America and is located between Canada, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont. The largest city in the United States of America since 1790 has almost 8, 4 million inhabitants. The city is almost 470.0 square miles big and the elevation amounts to 33 feet. It is in the Eastern Time Zone and is UTC-5.

1.1 Climate
New York City is in the temperate zone, which is also called the subtropical climate. So the average humidity is between 60 and 74 percent. The City has a big difference between summer and winter. The summers are hot very often. It has up to 2,800 hours of sunshine a year. The hottest months in New York City are June to September where it can get up to 106 degrees Fahrenheit. Despite of the hot summers the winters can get very cold and wet. Because of the location on the Ocean it can get cold very suddenly. The coldest months are December to February. The record low is negative 15 degrees Fahrenheit.

1.2 Districts
New York City has five Boroughs or districts. Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island. Manhattan is the smallest district of all five with about 23 square miles. In this Borough live about 1, 5 million inhabitants. Those are just about 20 percent of the whole population of the city. Despite of that it is the smallest one it is divided into more regions. Those three...