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Flag of New York

Adopted: April 6, 1915
(modified December 30, 1977)
Design: A horizontal tri-color of blue, white, and orange with a modified blue version of the Seal of New York City in the center.

The flags of New York City include the flag of New York City, the respective flags of the boroughs of The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island, and flags of certain city departments. The city flag is a vertical tricolor in blue, white, and orange and charged in the center bar with the Seal of New York City in blue. The tricolor design is derived from the flag of the Dutch Republic—the Prince's Flag—as used in New Amsterdam in 1625.

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New York is located in the United States
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New York is located in North America
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Coordinates: 40°42′46″N 74°00′21″W / 40.7127°N 74.0059°W / 40.7127; -74.0059Coordinates: 40°42′46″N 74°00′21″W / 40.7127°N 74.0059°W / 40.7127; -74.0059
Country United States
State New York
Region Mid-Atlantic
Constituent counties / (boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx)
Kings (Brooklyn)
New York (Manhattan)
Queens (Queens)
Richmond (Staten Island)
Historic colonies New Netherland
Province of New York
Settled 1624
Consolidated 1898
Named for James, Duke of York
• Type Mayor–Council
• Body New York City Council
• Mayor Bill de Blasio (D)
• Total 468.484 sq mi (1,213.37 km2)
• Land 302.643 sq mi (783.84 km2)
• Water 165.841 sq mi (429.53 km2)
• Metro
13,318 sq mi (34,490 km2)
33 ft (10 m)
• Total 8,175,133
• Estimate
• Rank 1st, U.S.
• Density 27,751/sq mi (10,715/km2)
• MSA (2017)
20,320,876 (1st)
• CSA (2017)
23,876,155 (1st)
Demonym(s) New Yorker
Time zone UTC−05:00 (EST)
• Summer (DST) UTC−04:00 (EDT)
ZIP Codes
100xx–104xx, 11004–05, 111xx–114xx, 116xx
Area code(s) 212/646/332, 718/347/929, 917
FIPS code 36-51000
GNIS feature ID 975772
Major airports John F. Kennedy International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport, LaGuardia Airport
Commuter rail LIRR, Metro-North, NJ Transit
Rapid transit Subway, Staten Island Railway, PATH
GDP (City, 2015) US$807 billion
GMP (Metro, 2017) US$1.7 trillion
Largest borough by area Queens – 109 square miles (280 km2)
Largest borough by population Brooklyn (2,636,735 – 2015 est)
Largest borough by GDP (2015) Manhattan – US$630 billion
Website NYC.gov
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