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New York

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Capital
Albany
Became a State
July 26, 1788 (11th)
Location
northeastern United States
Area
54,556 sq. miles (27th)
Population
19,378,102 (3rd)
Major Cities
New York, Albany, Rochester, Yonkers, Syracuse
Products
garments, chemicals, metal products, processed foods, furniture, chocolate
Climate
humid continental climate, hot, humid to cool, cold winters
Yearly Precipitation
averages 39 inches
Professional Sports Teams
New York Yankees (Major League Baseball)
New York Mets (Major League Baseball)
New York Jets (National Football League)
New York Giants (National Football League)
New York Rangers (National Hockey League)
Red Bull New York  (Major League Hockey)
New York Knicks (National Basketball Association)
New York Liberty (
Women’s National Basketball Association)
Major Waterways
Atlantic Ocean, Hudson River, Mohawk River, 
Lake Erie, Lake Champlain, Genesee River, Lake Ontario
Most Famous Citizens
Martin Van Buren (United States President)
Millard Fillmore (United States President)
Theodore Roosevelt (United States President)
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (United States President)
Walter Whitman (poet)
Washington Irving (author) 
Jackie Gleason (comedian)
Michael Jordon (basketball player)
Humphrey Bogart (actor) 
James Cagney (actor)
Lou Gehrig (baseball player)
George Gershwin (composer)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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