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New York, NY
New York City
Language(s) Spoken: English
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New York City is the largest city in the United States, with a population of over eight million people. It is divided into five boroughs: Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx, and Staten Island. Peter Petrelli, Simone Deveaux, Isaac Mendez, Mohinder Suresh, and many others have all lived in New York City.

Notable Locations




Notable Residents

Notable Visitors


New York City is one of the most influential cities in the world. It is an international center for business, trade, the arts and culture, and international diplomacy. Founded by the Dutch in 1614 as "New Amsterdam", it was conquered by the British in 1664 and received its current name. The city grew in importance as a port due to its natural harbor. It was the site of important battles of the Revolutionary War, and it served as the capital of the United States after. In the 1800's, the city became the center of immigration to the United States. In 1925, New York became the most populous city in the world. The biggest event in recent times in New York was the September 11th terrorism attacks which killed 3000 people and caused the collapse of the World Trade Center towers.

New York is a center of culture. It is the home of the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Grand Central Station, Carnegie Hall, the United Nations building, the New York Stock Exchange, Times Square, and many other centers of business and culture. Many writers and performers live in and around New York, making it a prime location in literature and film. The neighborhood of Harlem is a mecca of African-American culture. It also has the largest Jewish population outside of Israel.

Memorable Quotes

"Yatta! Hello, New York!"

- Hiro (Don't Look Back)

"It's New York. Everyone runs into each other sooner or later."

- Peter (to Simone) (One Giant Leap)

"This city took me in. Everything important that ever happened to me happened here. Good. Bad. You. And now it's all gonna be destroyed because I can't stop it."

- Isaac (to Simone) (Distractions)

"Don't worry, New York! We will save you!"

- Hiro (The Hard Part)


See also

World Locations edit
U.S. Locations

Arlington, VAAustin, TXBaltimore, MDBaudelaire, FLBozeman, MTCainan, GACarbondale, ILChicago, ILColorado Springs, COCook Lake, VACosta Verde, CADallas, TXFort Lee, NJHartsdale, NYHyde Park, NYKermit, TXLake Mead, NVLas Vegas, NVLawrence, KSLong Beach, CALos Angeles, CAMemphis, TXMiami, FLMidian, COMidland, TXNevada desertNewark, NJNew Orleans, LANew York, NYOdessa, TXPhiladelphia, PAPort Washington, NYPoughkeepsie, NYPrimm, NV‎Richmond, VARochester, NYRussellville, AR‎San Jose, CASearsmont, MESt. Louis, MOTappen, NJUtahVirginia Beach, VAWashington, DC

International Locations

AngolaArctic CircleBerlin, GermanyBotswanaCairo, EgyptCanadaChennai, IndiaCoatepeque, GuatemalaCork, IrelandEnglandHaitiJapanKanyakumari, IndiaKiso Mountain, JapanLake Ramsey, ONLima, PeruLondon, EnglandMexicoMontréal, QCMoscow, RussiaNew Delhi, IndiaOdessa, UkraineOtsu, JapanParis, FrancePátzcuaro, MexicoPort-au-Prince, HaitiSaint-Félicien, QCSan Cristóbal, HondurasSanto Domingo, Dominican RepublicSt. Pierre, QCTokyo, JapanYanqing, ChinaZulia, Venezuela

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