Where is New York State (NY)?

New York, is the 27th largest and the fourth-most-populous state, located in the northeastern part of the United States. It's lies at a latitude of 40° 30′ N to 45° 1′ N and a longitude of 71° 51′ W to 79° 46′ W.

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Where is New York Located?

As shown in the given New York location map that New York is located in the north-east part of the United States. New York map also shows that it shares its boundary with Vermont in the east, Massachusetts and Connecticut in the south-east and Vermont and Pennsylvania in the south. Besides, New York has also the maritime border with Rhode Island and international border with Canada. The climate type of New York is humid continental climate.

In fact, New York is more often written and spoken as New York State in order to distinguish it between the New York State and New York City. Both the names i.e. city name and state name had been named for the 17th century Duke of York, James Stuart, future James II and VII of England and Scotland.

The capital city of state is Albany; however, the largest city of the state is New York City. Other important cities are: Buffalo, Rochester, Yonkers, and Syracuse.

Interestingly, New York is recognized as the financial, cultural, transportation, and manufacturing center of the US. Furthermore, it is one of the states of the US that is visited by maximum foreigners.

The economy of the state depends upon agriculture, manufacturing, finance, and other industries. Important industries are printing and publishing, scientific instruments, electric equipment, chemical products, machinery, and tourism. And, the agriculture products are dairy products, cattle and other livestock, vegetables, nursery stock, and fruits.

New York State Facts

New York Location:Northeastern part of the United States
New York Coordinates: 40.7128° N, 74.0060° W
Country:United States
Region Type: State
Abbreviation:NY, US-NY
Largest City:New York City
Area:54,556 sq mi (141,300 km2)
Population:19,453,561 [4th] (2019 est)
Pop Density:416.42/sq mi (159/km2)
Joined The Union:-40698
Nickname:The Empire State
Highest Point:Mount Marcy
Lowest Point:Atlantic Ocean
Timezone:Eastern: UTC -5/-4
Official Website:www.ny.gov