Nicknames: Big Apple, Gotham, City that never sleeps

Population: 19,306,183

Boroughs: Manhatten, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and the Bronx

5 most popular foreign languages: Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Korean, Italian

Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time, 5 hour behind Greenwich Mean Time

Phone codes: 347, 718, 917, NYC; 212, 646 Manhattan; 516, 631 Long Island