Manhattan, New York

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Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace. It may be known locally as simply The City. The borough is coextensive with New York County, founded on November 1, 1683, as one of the original counties of the U.S. state of New York. The borough consists mostly of Manhattan Island, bounded by the Hudson, East, and Harlem rivers; several small adjacent islands; and Marble Hill, a small neighborhood now on the ...

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