New York traces its roots to its 1624 founding as a trading post by colonists of the Dutch Republic, and was named New Amsterdam in 1626. The city and its surroundings came under English control in 1664 and were renamed New York after King Charles II of England granted the lands to his brother, the Duke of York.
NYC stands for New York City.
New York is named after the city of York in England. the city was first established as a Dutch colony named New Amsterdam; but was conquered by the English in 1664 who renamed it New York.
New York city because all of the other teams are named after cities not states
There is only one New York City and it is found in New York State.
New York City is the largest city within the state of New York. When referring to New York City, people often drop the word "city", calling it New York, New York.
New York City was named for the Duke of York, who received the colony as a gift from his brother, King Charles II of England.
New York City.
New Amsterdam. The dutch named it.
Albany, New York was named the permanent capital city of New York in 1797. Buffalo never was the capital city of New York.
New York, New York--the city SO nice they named it twice!
The city so nice they named it twice, New York, New York.
Idaho is a state. Chicago is a city. There is a state named New York and a city with the name New York.
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The are that would later become New York City was first claimed by the French, and named New Angoulême. Later, a Dutch settlement was built there, and named New Amsterdam. It was officially considered a city in 1653. When the English conquered the area, they renamed the city 'New York' (are we sensing a trend here?), after the current king (James II), also the Duke of York and Albany. Well, it was named New York, and it was a city, so...
New York, New York is the largest city named after a person. It is named after James II of York and Albany. It is the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the world with over 20,000,000 inhabitants.
The Yankees were named after the state. The team happens to play in New York City, but if they moved to a different part of New York, the team name would remain the same.
Only New York and Pennsylvania have a city named Johnstown.
The Big Apple City. No, actually it's New York City in the great state of New York in the US of A.
York is a city in England about 200 miles north of London. New York was named after it.
Syracuse ( Siracusa in Italian)
The Netherlands named their settlement New Amsterdam (Amsterdam is a large city in the Netherlands). When it became English, the English renamed it New York (after the city of York in England).
New Amsterdam. The Dutch were the first Europeans to settle in New York City. They named it New Amsterdam. When the English took control in 1664, they renamed it New York.