The City of New York, frequently called New York City or essentially New York, is the most populous city in the United States. New York City is likewise the most densely populated major city in the United States. Situated at the southern tip of the province of New York, the city is the focal point of the New York metropolitan zone, a standout amongst the most populous urban agglerations on the planet.
Tourism is an vital industry for New York City, which has seen a developing consolidated volume of universal and local travelers, getting a seventh sequential yearly record of around 61 million visitor in 2016. Tourism had produced an untouched high US$61.3 billion in overall impact for New York City in 2014, pending 2015 statistics.
I Love New York (stylized I lOVE NY) is both a logo and a song that are the basis of a publicizing effort and have been used since 1977 to advance tourism in New York City, and later to advance New York State too. The trademarked logo, possessed by New York State Empire State Development, appears in souvenir shops and brochures all through the city and states, some authorized, many not. The song is the state song of New York.
During the Wisconsinan glaciation, the New York City region was situated at the edge of an extensive ice sheet more than 1,000 feet top to bottom. The ice sheet scratched away a lot of soil, leaving the bedrock that fills in as the geologic establishment for much of New York City today. Later on, movement of the ice sheet would add to the detachment of what are now Long Island and Staten Island.