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Manhattan - Referat

Today we are going to tell you something about Manhattan, also known as New York County, is with a surface of 58 square kilometres coutryside and 28 square kilometres waterside the smallest of the boroughs.This are only 7% of NYC.There live ca. 1,6 million people,this are 20%.They don´t have much place for they own,because on one square kilometre live 28thousand people Manhattan is devided in the east side and in the west side.The Fifth Avenue and the Broadway devide it. In the north of the Fifth Avenue is the Central Park the devider. In the east side, live since the 2000 years began,the High Society,the rich people. In the past there lived German and also other foreigner. But Upper West Side and Upper East Side are only the neighborhoods in the center of Manhattan,there are also 25 other. In Manhattan means Uptown north and Downtown south, so the Uptown trains of the subways drive towards north and the Downtown trains drive towards south. The area between the 23rd and the 59th street is called Midtown. The most people mean Manhattan,when they say New York City,so Manhattan is also called “heart of NYC”. The think also, that Manhattan is just the island,but futhermore there are many little island around it and also a part of the mainland belong to Manhattan.It calls Marble Hill and till the 19th century, when the Harlem River Ship Canal was built , it was a part of the island.The island is connected to the mainland with 22 bridges and 21 tubes.The name Manhattan comes from the Algonkin Indians, they called it Manna-hata or Manahtin which means hilly island or hilly land.

The sights of Manhattan are for example Brooklyn Bridge, Central Park and Chinatown. The Central Park is in the center of Manhattan there are seas (the Reservoir, the Lake and the pond). The Brooklyn Bridge is over the East River and the oldest bridge in america. They made it at 24. May 1883. In Chinatown ca. 90-100 tousend Chinese
peoples, there are much Chinese restaurants. Summering in the city doesn’t have to mean spending hours in air-conditioned captivity. From the Hudson River to the New York Botanical Garden, there are a bundle of events and outings in and around Manhattan this month that will offer a break and a blast of fresh air from the trade-show circuit.

Special Days are for example Martin Luther King Day on the 3. Monday of the year , Washington´s Birthday on the 22. February and ,Thanksgiving on 4. Thursday.
There are 29 districts how the Chelsea, lower east side, Yorkville and Harlem.
In Manhattan are many people who speak different languages.
Some of them are English, Spanish, French, Japanese, german, Italian and other;
The most of the people who live in Manhattan are Christian or Catholics.
The Broadway in Manhattan is one of the famous theater in the world.

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