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Manhattan (B)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States. Majority of the population is concentrated in the southern portion around New York City, the state is often regionalized into Upstate and Downstate. New York is the home of Ellis Island, where many immigrants in the early 20th century arrived in the United States.
Manhattan refers to both the Island and Borough of Manhattan, one of the five boroughs of New York City. Manhattan is coterminous with New York County, which is the most densely populated county in the United States. Although its population is third largest of the five boroughs, after Brooklyn and Queens, and is geographically the smallest, Manhattan is the borough that many tourists most closely associate with New York City.
The name Manhattan derives from the word Manna-hata, which translates into island of many hills in Lenape. In 1898, when New York City was constituted as five boroughs, the separate boroughs of Manhattan and of the Bronx were formed, though both remained within the single County of New York. In 1914, those parts of the then New York County which had been annexed from Westchester County were constituted the new Bronx County, and New York County was reduced again to its present boundaries.
Manhattan’s population was spread out with 16.8 percent under the age of 18, 10.2 percent from 18 to 24, 38.3 percent from 25 to 44, 22.6 percent from 45 to 64, and 12.2 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.9 males.
A commercial, financial, and cultural center of the world, Manhattan has many famous landmarks, tourist attractions, museums and universities. It is also home to the headquarters of the United Nations and the seat of city government.

Manhattan is also known as the town of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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