New York State Facts

The Empire State Building in New York City
The Empire State Building in NYC

Introduction - New York State Facts

Located in the Northeastern region of the United States, the state of New York borders six other states as well as Canada. It is a state famous for natural wonders like Niagara Falls, historical treasures such as the Statue of Liberty, and a bustling financial market. There are so many reasons why there are millions of people who visit this state each year. What many people may not realize it that New York City was actually the capital of the United Sates when George Washington took his oath as president at Federal Hall, in 1789. More interesting facts and information are listed in a kid-friendly format below.

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