New York City – maturitní otázka z angličtiny (5)

 

Otázka: New York

Jazyk: Angličtina

Přidal(a): Veronika

 

 

 

 

New York, officially The City of New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

The city was founded by the Dutch in 1625 and since 1790 it is the largest city in the United States.

New York also has a global influence in media, politics, education, entertainment, arts, fashion and advertising.

 

POPULATION
New York consists of five parts. Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island.
New York has more than 8.2 million inhabitants. New York is also the most densely populated city in the United States.

 

HISTORY
The area was at the time of discovery by Europeans in 1524, inhabited by about 5,000 Lenape Indians. The discoverer was Giovanni da Verrazzano.
In 1664, the English conquered the city and renamed it New York in honor of the later King James II.,
New York is located in the northeastern United States, south-east of New York State, approximately halfway between Washington DC and Boston.

 

RIVER
Hudson River forms the border between the states of New York and New Jersey.

 

CLIMATE
typical is the humid climate
Winters are cold in New York and Summers are hot and dry

 

TOURISM
City ​​annually receives around 40 million tourists.
The most popular destinations are the Empire State Building, Ellis Island, Broadway theaters, museums as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and other venues as Central Park, Washington Square Park, Rockefeller Center, Times Square, Bronx Zoo, New York Botanical Garden, luxury shopping on 5th and Madison Avenue or events such as Halloween Parade in Greenwich Village, Tribeca Film Festival and performances in Central Park.
Central Park designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux’s with 30 million visitors are the most visited park in the USA
Gateway National Recration Area belong to the system of national parks.

 

MEDIA
New York is the world capital of television, advertising, music, newspaper and book publishers.
They publish newspapers such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Daily News and The New York Post

 

SPORT
New York is one of the few American cities where baseball is more popular than football.
Queens of the yearly tennis U.S. Open






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