United States

New York City is located in New York state which is within the United States. Its relative location is east of the Atlantic ocean and west of New Jersey. New York’s urban area is the largest, consuming the most land, in the world. Also, it contains a population of 8.406 million comprising the highest population density in the United States of 27,012 per square mile. Some demographic information based on the city’s population: 44% White, 25.5% African American, 12.7% Asian, and 28.6% Hispanic/Latino. 37% people within the city are foreign born. The city attracts many visitors from many different countries and cities around the world. This is very beneficial to the city’s economy because it has a $55.3 billion impact.

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New York City has plenty of activities to do. A key site to see is the Statue of Liberty. Lady Liberty was a gift from France to the United States. It is displays the democracy and freedoms we are able to have in the United States. It was given to America on October 28th, 1886. Now, many people visit this National Monument to experience the symbol of our great nation’s freedom. September 11th, 2001 was a tragic day in America’s history that should never be forgotten. The 9/11 memorial, and museum, was built in order to help no one forget. The two massive fountains are about an acre in size and are thirty feet deep. The pools are the largest manmade waterfalls in North America. Inside the museum is where the events that happened on 9/11 come to life. Comprised of 10,000 artifacts,there are many exhibits within the museum such as the survivors staircase, Virgil’s quote, recordings of people sharing what they were doing that day, and many more.

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Washington DC’s exact location is 38.9047 North and 77.0614 West. It is location in a more developed country, the United States. Its population is 658,893 people, seems small compared to New York City. Demographics based on race include: 43.4% White, 49.5% African American, 3.9% Asian, and 10.1% Hispanic/Latino. The sex ratio is 47.3% males and 52.7% female. The city is America’s nation’s capital where the President, Senators, Representatives and other political people live. The White House is the where the president lives and makes executive decisions for our nation. The house is comprised of 132 rooms, 32 bathrooms, and 6 levels. There are approximately 6,000 visitors each day. You are able to see where the president lives and the rooms his important duties are performed. The Washington Monument is a national park and was built to honor our nation’s first president, George Washington. It is made out of marble, granite, and sandstone. It is a very important part of America’s history and many people visit the park to see its beauty.

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http://www.recreation.gov/tourParkDetail.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=77811

https://www.whitehouse.gov/about/inside-white-house

http://www.911memorial.org/museum-exhibitions

http://www.nps.gov/stli/learn/historyculture/liberty-island-a-chronology.htm

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