10 Fascinating Facts About New York You Probably Don’t Know



New York is the seventh-most densely populated, fourth-most populous and 27th-most extensive state in the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts and Connecticut to the east and Pennsylvania and New Jersey to the south. New York has 5 boroughs; Staten Island, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan. Some people even say that these boroughs have enough attractions and personality to be their own cities. Here are some more fascinating facts about New York you probably don’t know.

Law

Under the law, police in New York cannot arrest a lady who goes topless in public places. However, they can take action against people who gather to see the topless ladies.

Albert Einstein

The eyes of Albert Einstein are stored in a safe deposit box in New York.

Train Tracks

To facilitate the running of the train, the train tracks are set on fire to melt the snow and ice during the winter.

Skyscraper

There is a skyscraper with no windows in the city.

Bacteria And Insects

About 15,152 forms of life have been discovered in the city’s Subway system. These include bacteria and insects.

Suicide

More people in the city die of suicide than murder.

Polish Population

New York is the city with the biggest Polish population after Warsaw.

Walmart

The city does not have any Walmarts.

Shrimp

Harmless, invisible shrimp known as copepods live in the city’s water supply.

Coffee

New Yorkers consume 7 times more coffee than individuals in the rest of America.