Manhattan is a borough of New York, New York, USA, coterminous with New York County.
With a 2000 population of 1,537,195 packed into a land area
of 22.96 square miles (59.47 km˛), it is the most densely populated
county in the United States, with almost 67,000 residents per
square mile (almost 26,000/km˛). Manhattan Island is the largest
section of the borough, which also includes several smaller
islands and a small section of the mainland adjacent to the
Neighborhoods in the New York City Borough Manhattan
How safe is New York City? Contrary to popular belief, the City consistantly ranks in the top ten safest large cities in the United States. The NYPD is the largest municipal police force in the world and has it's own Movie/TV Unit.
New York Climate
New York has a humid continental climate resulting from prevailing wind patterns that bring cool air from the interior of the North American continent. New York winters are typically cold with moderate snowfall. New York Weather Forecast
New York's two key demographic features are its density and diversity. The New York City metropolitan area is home to the largest Jewish community outside Israel. It is also home to nearly a quarter of the nation's South Asians, and the largest African American community of any city in the country. Ethnic composition