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11Brooklyn Public Library 12Transportation Toggle Transportation subsection 12.1Public transport 12.2Roadways 12.3Waterways 13Partnerships with districts of foreign cities 14Hospitals and healthcare 15See also Toggle See also subsection 15.1General links 15.2History of neighborhoods 15.3General history 16Notes 17References 18Further reading
Brooklyn, one of the five boroughs of New York City, southwestern Long Island, southeastern New York state, U.S., coextensive with Kings county. It is separated from Manhattan by the East River and is bordered by the Upper and Lower New York bays (west), the Atlantic Ocean (south), and the borough of Queens (north and east).
The most populous borough of New York, Brooklyn occupies 81 square miles (210 square km) to the east of Manhattan on the western fringe of Long Island. Sections of the area were first settled by the Dutch in the 1630s, and six largely agricultural towns—Brooklyn, Flatlands, Flatbush, New Utrecht, Bushwick, and Gravesend—soon thrived.
The City of Brooklyn is located in Kings County in the State of New York. Find directions to Brooklyn, browse local businesses, landmarks, get current traffic estimates, road conditions, and more. The Brooklyn time zone is Eastern Daylight Time which is 5 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
Brooklyn Set in Brooklyn, 4.6 km from Aqueduct Racetrack and 10 km from Barclays Center, Brooklyn's Finest - Cozy 2 Bedroom provides accommodation with amenities such as free WiFi and a flat-screen TV. This apartment is 14 km from NYU - New York University and 15 km from Brooklyn Bridge.
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First established as a shipbuilding facility in 1801, the Brooklyn Navy Yard employed 70,000 people at its peak during World War II and was then the largest employer in the borough. Later tenants include industrial design firms, food processing businesses, artisans, and the film and television production industry.