New York is a state in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. New York is the 27th-most extensive, the third-most populous, and the seventh-most densely populated of the 50 United States.
New York City exerts a significant impact upon global commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, technology and entertainment, and is often referred to as the “City That Never Sleeps.” As the home of the United Nations Headquarters, it is an important center for international affairs and is widely deemed the cultural capital of the world. As many as 800 languages are spoken in New York, making it the most linguistically diverse city in the world. Many of the city’s districts, landmarks, museums and parks have become well known throughout the world including Times Square, the Broadway theater district, Wall Street, Chinatown, the Empire State and Chrysler Buildings, the Statue of Liberty, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bronx Zoo and an extensive park system among several other points of interest.