New York City is located in the northeastern US state of New York. It is the most populous city in the United States, and also the country's most densely populated major city.
The City of New York, often known simply as New York, is the seat of the United Nations, and a major global center of commerce, finance, technology, arts and entertainment. It possesses one of the world's largest natural harbors, which contains the famous Statue of Liberty. This is a compilation of DW content about New York.
The coronavirus pandemic has transformed regions and entire countries. In the US, people have been fleeing cities like New York and Boston for greener pastures in Vermont. Many businesses are faltering because tourists have been staying away. Some young Iranian hostel owners are trying to stay afloat by moving things online. And a robot in Nairobi is doing its bit in the fight against COVID-19.
This week on the show, we're taking a look at our cities. From our food systems to transportation and urban planning to our waste streams, we dive into the ways in which urban life can be environmentally-friendly. We also get to hear from some little critters who are taking unwelcome refuge in cities.