Qeens NY

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Qeens NY

Ariena Harnaraine

Queens is the easternmost borough of New York City. it's the largest in area, and the second-largest in population. Queens is the most ethnically diverse urban area in the world with a population of approximately 2.3 million representing over 100 different nations and speaking over 138 different languages.

Queens, NY

Fun Facts :- Queens is the most diverse county in the United States of America.- Musicians who lived in Queens are Nadia Ali, 50 Cent, and Nicki Minaj.- Named after Queen Catherine of Braganza- Home to the athelets such as professional basketball players Rafer Ashton and Kareem Abdul- The Queens landscape was refered to as "The Valley of Ashes" in the Great Gatsby movie.

Queens Botanical Garden

Jackson Heights, an Indian/Asian Neighborhood. Has jewerly stores and best places to eat. (Mostly Bollywood related)

Downtown Flushing, is New York's second largest Chinatown

Doubles is a sandwich made with two bara (flat fried bread) filled with channa (curried chick peas). Topped with mango, shadon beni, cucumber, coconut, tamarind, and extra pepper sauce. It's most popular in Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana. It's usually eaten for breakfast, and sometimes lunch, but can be a late night snack as well

A Sari is an indian female garment consisting of a length of cotton or silk elaborately draped around the body with one end draped over the shoulder. It's traditionally worn by women from South Asia.

The museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, celebrates the history, technology, and art of movies.

The Unisphere is a gaint globe in Flushing Meadows Park


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