New York gained its current status as a state in the year 1788. The government of New York is lead by Andrew Cuomo and is based in the state capital of Albany (Population: 97,856).
The most populous cities in New York are: New York City (Population: 8,175,133), Brooklyn (Population: 2,300,664), Borough of Queens (Population: 2,272,771), Manhattan (Population: 1,487,536), The Bronx (Population: 1,385,108).
New York State - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1788|
|Capital||Albany (Population: 97,856)|
|Head of Government||Andrew Cuomo|
|Total Area||127,190 sq km (49,108 sq miles)|
|Population Density||152.4 sq km (394.6 sq miles)|