Study in New York

New York is often called “Big Apple“. It is a world capital of culture, business, fashion, art and shopping. Major part is situated on the central island of Manhattan and four outer boroughs – Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx and Staten Island. Manhattan is surrounded by Hudson and East River and is divided into 3 areas – Downtown, Midtown and Uptown. You may think New York is very chaotic city. But the orientation is very easy here.

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New York is often called “Big Apple“. It is a world capital of culture, business, fashion, art and shopping. Major part is situated on the central island of Manhattan and four outer boroughs – Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx and Staten Island. Manhattan is surrounded by Hudson and East River and is divided into 3 areas – Downtown, Midtown and Uptown. You may think New York is very chaotic city. But the orientation is very easy here. The entire Manhattan reminds a rectangular chessboard which consists of wide avenues vertically and the streets horizontally.

What to do and see: visit the official New York website.

Be prepared, what is important to know about New York:

  • New York Currency: USD
  • New York Telephone area code: +1 212/646                                    
  • New York Electricity (plug): Electricity in United States is 110-220 volts, frequency 60Hz, plug type A and B. Check out the type of plug.
  • New York Annual events: Havana Film Festival (Apr), JVC Jazz Festival New York (Jun), Brooklyn Book Festival (Sep) and more.
  • New York Public holidays: check out on Government website.
  • New York Weather average:

Spring (Mar - May): 18°C - 30°C
Summer (Jun - Aug): 24°C - 32°C
Autumn (Sep - Nov): 20°C - 31°C
Winter (Dec - Feb): 15°C - 24°C

Find information about transports in New York on government website:

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Numbers

8405837
population
$ 2934
Cost of living
(Month)
4.7 %
Unemployement
$ 9
Minimum Wage
(per hour)
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  • Living expenses
cost of living unit: 
Month
  • Accomodation: 1850
  • Groceries: 646
  • Services: 180
  • Transport: 116
  • Entertainment: 142

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Today
Light rain
16 °C / 60 °F
Tomorrow
Partly cloudy
19 °C / 66 °F
October 22, 2020
Clear sky
21 °C / 69 °F

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