New York in Figures New York is bigger, taller and more impressive than anywhere else. If you want proof, here are a few figures:
The five boroughs (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island) have a total population of 8 million. With the surrounding suburbs, this figure rises to 12 million, and if the outlying satellite cities are included, the total attains a phenomenal 16 million inhabitants.
New York City covers an area of 300 square miles. It has 6,400 miles of streets and 18 miles of beaches. There are 1,100 parks, squares and playgrounds with a total area of 36.500 acres; 24 art museums, 13 history museums and 7 science museums, 400 galleries; 30departmentstores; 150 theatres; 3,500 churches. 28.000 restaurants, 100.000 first-class hotel rooms and 12.000 taxis.
About 4 million people ride the subway every day. Some 2.5 million catch a bus. The number of shops is well up in the thousands. More than 16 million people visit New York each year. 2 million of them from overseas.
NEARBY ATTRACTIONS: Historic Mission La Purisima; Nojoqui Falls County New York Metro Map Tourist Attractions Park (hiking trails, picnic areas near seasonal waterfall); Santa Ynez Valley Farms (organic farm New York Metro Map Tourist Attractions stand and petting zoo). FOLEY ESTATES VINEYARD & WINERY Along Highway 246 between Lompoc and Buellton, a stunning scene leaps into view from the roadside: a series of fifty-nine vineyard blocks blanketing steep, south-facing hillsides and the gently sloping valley below. The setting is Rancho Santa Rosa, home of Foley Estates Vineyard & Winery and part of the original 15,000-acre parcel granted by the Mexican government to former Presidio officer Francisco Cota’s ten children in 1845. Vintner Bill Foley, owner of Lincourt Vineyards in the Santa Ynez Valley since 1994, had successfully produced varietals suited for the region’s warm climate. However, he hoped to establish a separate vineyard estate to focus on Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Syrah, and other varietals that would thrive in the limestone soils and cooling maritime effects of the Sta. Rita Hills appellation.
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