15 Surprising Facts About New York City

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New York City is the most populous city in the United States with about 8.3 million permanent residents in the city limits and nearly 20 million in the New York Metropolitan Area. New York City is also the most densely populated city in the United states with nearly 11,000 people living in each square kilometer. That number would be even higher if you counted all the people living in New York hotels!