New York is the most populous city in the United States of America, one of the largest in the Americas and the world. Since the end of the 19th century it has been one of the centers of the world economy. New York is considered a global city, due to its worldwide influences in the media, politics, education, architecture, entertainment, arts and fashion. The artistic and cultural influence The city is one of the strongest in the world. In this city is the headquarters of the United Nations Organization, which also makes it an important point of international relations. The enormous importance of the city at all levels makes it, together with London, Tokyo and Paris, one of the most prominent and influential cities on the planet.
The city has many places and buildings recognized all over the world. For example, the Statue of Liberty, located on the homonymous island, and the island of Ellis, which received millions of immigrants arriving in the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th. Wall Street has been one of the leading global financial centers since World War II and is the headquarters of the New York Stock Exchange. The city has also concentrated many of the tallest buildings in the world, including the Empire State Building, the One World Trade Center, the Chrysler Building, among others.