New York is a state located in the northeastern region of the United States. It covers an area of approximately 54,556 square miles (141,297 square kilometers) and has a population of around 20 million people, making it the fourth most populous state in the country.
New York is bordered by Vermont and Massachusetts to the east, Connecticut and the Atlantic Ocean to the south, New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the south and west, and Lake Ontario and Canada to the north. The state’s landscape is diverse, including mountains, forests, lakes, and rivers.
New York has a humid continental climate, with cold winters and hot summers. The state is known for its iconic landmarks, such as the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, and Niagara Falls, and is home to several major universities, including Columbia University and New York University.
The state’s economy is driven by a range of industries, including finance, healthcare, and tourism. New York City is a major financial and commercial hub, while upstate New York is known for its manufacturing and agricultural sectors. The state is home to several major corporations, including JPMorgan Chase, IBM, and Pfizer. New York City is the largest city in the state and the most populous city in the country, while Albany is the state capital.