The state of New York is the third most densely inhabited state and is found in the Northeastern area of the USA. New York is normally called New York State in order to distinguish it from New York City. It is bordered by Vermont and Connecticut, Massachusetts to the east and by Jersey and Pennsylvania to the south. The state likewise has a maritime border with Rhode Island east of Long Island. New York State has an international a global border together with Canadian provinces Quebec to the north and Ontario to the north and west.
With practically 800,000 people, New York City is the most heavily populated within the United States. The city is known for being a financial, cultural, manufacturing and transportation center, with a reputation for being a gateway for immigration into the US. Based on statistics from the United States Department of Commerce, New York is likewise an excellent destination for several foreign visitors. Both the city and the state were named for the 17th century Duke of York, James Stuart, future James II and VII of England and Scotland.
In the early part of the 17th century, Dutch Settlers moved into the region that was currently inhabited by the Algonquian, Iroquois and Lenape Native Americans. Henry Hudson originally claimed the region for the Dutch during 1609. Beside the place of the present-day capital of Albany, Fort Nassau was built during 1614. Shortly after, the Dutch likewise settled New Amsterdam and parts of the Hudson River Valley. They established the colony of New Netherland. In sixteen sixty four, the British took over the colony by annexation.
The Province of New York and the borders of the British colony were quite similar to those of the present-day state. About one third of all of the battles of the Revolutionary War occurred in New York. On July 9, seventeen seventy six}, New York became an independent state. It enacted its constitution in 1777. On July 26, the year 1788, the state ratified the United States Constitution in order to become the 11th member of the United States.
The gross domestic product of New York in the 2007 was approximately 1.1 trillion, making it the third biggest state behind California and Texas. Alone, the state will rank as the 16th largest economy in the globe. In the year 2007, its per capita personal income was $46,364 which placed it 6th within the country after Maryland and 8th in the world after Ireland.
Within the state of New York, agriculturally they produce cattle, dairy products, vegetables, pother livestock, apples and nursery stock. Industrial outputs consist of printing and publishing, tourism, electric equipment, chemical products, scientific instruments and equipments.
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