New York City (US) size comparison
781 km2 / 301 mile2
New York City (NYC), often called simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2019 population of 8,336,817 distributed over about 302.6 square miles (784 km2), New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. It is located at the southern tip of the U.S. state of New York.
New York City is composed of five boroughs, each of which is a county of the State of New York. The five boroughs - Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, the Bronx, and Staten Island - were consolidated into a single city in 1898.