Many years ago New York was the capital of the USA . Now it is one of the largest cities in the world. The population of New York is over 8 million people. The city is situated on several islands and has 5 districts. There are many bridges between the islands. New York is the main seaport, a financial, political and cultural centre of the country. Wall Street is the business centre of New York . Broadway is the longest street with the best restaurants, music halls, theatres, cinemas and shops.

New York stands on two rivers; the Hudson River and the East River . At the entrance to New York Harbor is the famous Statue of Liberty.