New York is a state in the northeastern United States and was one of the original Thirteen Colonies that formed the United States.
New York covers 54,555 square miles and ranks as the 27th largest state by size. The highest elevation in New York is Mount Marcy in the Adirondacks.
Many landmarks in New York are well known, including four of the world's ten most-visited tourist attractions. New York is home to the Statue of Liberty, a symbol of the United States and its ideals of freedom, democracy, and opportunity.In general, New York has a humid continental climate, though under the Köppen climate classification, New York City has a humid subtropical climate. Weather in New York is heavily influenced by two continental air masses: a warm, humid one from the southwest and a cold, dry one from the northwest.
New York exports a wide variety of goods such as prepared foods, computers and electronics, cut diamonds, and other commodities. In 2007, the state exported a total of $71.1 billion worth of goods, with the five largest foreign export markets being Canada, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Israel and Hong Kong. New York's largest imports are oil, gold, aluminum, natural gas, electricity, rough diamonds, and lumber. The state also has a large manufacturing sector that includes printing and the production of garments, mainly in New York City; and furs, railroad equipment, automobile parts, and bus line vehicles, concentrated in Upstate regions.
I Love New York (stylized I ❤ NY) is a slogan, a logo and a song that are the basis of an advertising campaign and has been used since 1977 to promote tourism in the state of New York