New York is one of the most famous American cities.
Because it is located in the homonimous state, it is usually referred to as New York City (acronym: NYC).
Its subway system is the largest in the world and the City itself is a very popular tourist destination…
The nickname “The Big Apple” began being used officially in 1971 as a slogan to promote tourism in the city.
Even before that, in the 1920s, it was used by a sports journalist to refer to the city’s hippodrome.
The New York colonie was one of the 13 that rebelled against England, starting the American Revolutionary War.
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