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Queens

Borough in New York City and county in New York, United States

Queens is a borough of New York City, coterminous with Queens County, in the U.S. state of New York. It is the largest borough geographically and is adjacent to the borough of Brooklyn, at the western end of Long Island, and Nassau County to its east. Queens also shares water borders with the boroughs of Manhattan, the Bronx, and Staten Island. The borough of Queens is the second-largest in population with an estimated population of 2,253,858 residents in 2019. Approximately 47.5 percent of them are foreign-born. Queens County also is the second most populous county in the U.S. state of New York, behind Kings County, which is coterminous with Brooklyn. Queens County is the fourth most densely populated county among New York City's boroughs, as well as in the United States. If each borough were an independent city, Queens would be the nation's fourth most populous, after Los Angeles, Chicago, and Brooklyn. Queens is one of the most ethnically diverse counties in the United States, as well as the most diverse among highly populated counties and the most linguistically diverse place on Earth.

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Tropical Storm Isaias is leaving a deadly trail across the New York City area, knocking out power and uprooting dozens of trees ... one of which crushed a man in..
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Damiana Reyes is back at work at a busy Manhattan hair salon but her mind often drifts to her father, with whom she lived in Queens, before he succumbed to the..
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