7. Juni Seit Jahren erlebt Island einen Boom: Immer mehr Touristen wollen das Schafe () und Papageitaucher (4 Millionen) als Einwohner. Island: Gesamtbevölkerung von bis (in Einwohner). Gesamtbevölkerung von Island bis Die Statistik zeigt die Entwicklung der. Auf dieser Seite von Europa-auf-einen-Blick finden Sie allgemeine Daten wie Fläche, Einwohnerzahlen oder Bruttosozialprodukt sowie eine Landkarte von.
I also want to take this opportunity to apologize for not informing you before but all of efforts were to insure the security and well being of the population of Saint-Martin all these last weeks.
Nevertheless, to you our friends around the globe, to you our repeat guests and faithful visitors, to the St. Martin lovers, to all those that have send us and showed us their support, whether it was a message, a post on Facebook, by sending supplies and water; for that St.
Martin will be forever grateful for what you have done. It is not only our pride and strength that helped us to believe in tomorrow but also your great support, so thank you.
Rest assured that St. Martin is working hard on the sustainable reconstruction of the island. Martin is smiling again! Major tabloid newspapers in the city include: The Village Voice , historically the largest alternative newspaper in the United States, announced in that it would cease publication of its print edition and convert to a fully digital venture.
The three major American broadcast networks are all headquartered in New York: The City of New York operates a public broadcast service, NYC Media ,  that has produced several original Emmy Award -winning shows covering music and culture in city neighborhoods and city government.
WBAI , with news and information programming, is one of the few socialist radio stations operating in the United States.
New York is also a major center for non-commercial educational media. The oldest public-access television channel in the United States is the Manhattan Neighborhood Network , founded in WNYC , a public radio station owned by the city until , has the largest public radio audience in the United States.
The city government pays the Pelham Public Schools to educate a very small, detached section of the Bronx. The city also has other smaller private colleges and universities, including many religious and special-purpose institutions, such as St.
Much of the scientific research in the city is done in medicine and the life sciences. New York City has the most postgraduate life sciences degrees awarded annually in the United States, with Nobel laureates having roots in local institutions as of [update] ;  while in , 43, licensed physicians were practicing in New York City.
Bellevue is the designated hospital for treatment of the President of the United States and other world leaders if they become sick or injured while in New York City.
Crime has continued an overall downward trend in New York City since the s. In , New York City had the third lowest murder rate among the largest U.
Some attribute the phenomenon to new tactics used by the NYPD,  including its use of CompStat and the broken windows theory.
A strong correlation was found demonstrating that violent crime rates in New York and other big cities began to fall after lead was removed from American gasoline in the s.
The 20th century saw a rise in the Mafia , dominated by the Five Families , as well as in gangs , including the Black Spades. The New York City Fire Department FDNY , provides fire protection , technical rescue, primary response to biological, chemical, and radioactive hazards, and emergency medical services for the five boroughs of New York City.
In addition to responding to building types that range from wood-frame single family homes to high-rise structures , there are many secluded bridges and tunnels, as well as large parks and wooded areas that can give rise to brush fires.
New York is also home to one of the largest subway systems in the world, consisting of hundreds of miles of tunnel with electrified track.
Numerous major American cultural movements began in the city, such as the Harlem Renaissance , which established the African-American literary canon in the United States.
New York has long had a flourishing scene for Jewish American literature. The city is the birthplace of many cultural movements, including the Harlem Renaissance in literature and visual art; abstract expressionism also known as the New York School in painting; and hip hop ,  punk , salsa , freestyle , Tin Pan Alley , certain forms of jazz , and along with Philadelphia disco in music.
New York City has been considered the dance capital of the world. One of the most common traits attributed to New York City is its fast pace ,  which spawned the term New York minute.
New York City has more than 2, arts and cultural organizations and more than art galleries of all sizes. The advent of electric lighting led to elaborate theater productions, and in the s, New York City theaters on Broadway and along 42nd Street began featuring a new stage form that became known as the Broadway musical.
Cohan , and others used song in narratives that often reflected themes of hope and ambition. New York City itself is the subject or background of many plays and musicals.
Broadway theatre is one of the premier forms of English-language theatre in the world, named after Broadway , the major thoroughfare that crosses Times Square ,  also sometimes referred to as " The Great White Way ".
Attendance in — stood at New York City is home to hundreds of cultural institutions and historic sites, many of which are internationally known.
Ten museums occupy the length of this section of Fifth Avenue. In addition to other programming, the museums collaborate for the annual Museum Mile Festival, held each year in June, to promote the museums and increase visitation.
Central and Eastern European immigrants, especially Jewish immigrants from those regions, brought bagels , cheesecake , hot dogs , knishes , and delicatessens or delis to the city.
Italian immigrants brought New York-style pizza and Italian cuisine into the city, while Jewish immigrants and Irish immigrants brought pastrami and corned beef , respectively.
Chinese and other Asian restaurants, sandwich joints, trattorias , diners , and coffeehouses are ubiquitous throughout the city.
Some 4, mobile food vendors licensed by the city, many immigrant-owned, have made Middle Eastern foods such as falafel and kebabs  examples of modern New York street food.
The city is home to "nearly one thousand of the finest and most diverse haute cuisine restaurants in the world", according to Michelin.
New York City is well known for its street parades , which celebrate a broad array of themes, including holidays, nationalities, human rights, and major league sports team championship victories.
The majority of parades are held in Manhattan. The primary orientation of the annual street parades is typically from north to south, marching along major avenues.
Ticker-tape parades celebrating championships won by sports teams as well as other heroic accomplishments march northward along the Canyon of Heroes on Broadway from Bowling Green to City Hall Park in Lower Manhattan.
The New York area is home to a distinctive regional speech pattern called the New York dialect , alternatively known as Brooklynese or New Yorkese.
It has generally been considered one of the most recognizable accents within American English. This is often misperceived by speakers of other accents as a reversal of the er and oy sounds, so that girl is pronounced "goil" and oil is pronounced "erl"; this leads to the caricature of New Yorkers saying things like "Joizey" Jersey , "Toidy-Toid Street" 33rd St.
The classic version of the New York City dialect is generally centered on middle and working-class New Yorkers. The influx of non-European immigrants in recent decades has led to changes in this distinctive dialect,  and the traditional form of this speech pattern is no longer as prevalent among general New Yorkers as it has been in the past.
Participation in professional sports in the city predates all professional leagues, and the city has been continuously hosting professional sports since the birth of the Brooklyn Dodgers in The city has played host to over forty major professional teams in the five sports and their respective competing leagues, both current and historic.
New York has been described as the "Capital of Baseball". Additionally, there have been 14 World Series in which two New York City teams played each other, known as a Subway Series and occurring most recently in No other metropolitan area has had this happen more than once Chicago in , St.
Louis in , and the San Francisco Bay Area in The Yankees have won a record 27 championships,  while the Mets have won the World Series twice.
Both teams moved to California in The metropolitan area is home to three National Hockey League teams. The New Jersey Devils play at Prudential Center in nearby Newark, New Jersey and traditionally represent the counties of neighboring New Jersey which are coextensive with the boundaries of the New York metropolitan area and media market.
The first national college-level basketball championship, the National Invitation Tournament , was held in New York in and remains in the city.
The Cosmos play their home games at James M. The city also hosted the U. Open golf tournament and the and PGA Championships, and has been host city for both events several times, most notably for nearby Winged Foot Golf Club.
The iconic New York City Subway system is the largest rapid transit system in the world when measured by stations in operation, with , and by length of routes.
Public transport is essential in New York City. The combined systems converge at Grand Central Terminal and Pennsylvania Station and contain more than stations and 20 rail lines.
The Staten Island Railway rapid transit system solely serves Staten Island, operating 24 hours a day.
The three busiest airports in the New York metropolitan area include John F. The primary general aviation airport serving the area is Teterboro Airport.
Ride-sharing services have become significant competition for cab drivers in New York. Because these highways serve millions of outer borough and suburban residents who commute into Manhattan, it is quite common for motorists to be stranded for hours in traffic jams that are a daily occurrence, particularly during rush hour.
New York City is also known for its rules regarding turning at red lights. Unlike the rest of the United States, New York State prohibits right or left turns on red in cities with a population greater than one million, to reduce traffic collisions and increase pedestrian safety.
In New York City, therefore, all turns at red lights are illegal unless a sign permitting such maneuvers is present. This situation of boroughs separated by water led to the development of an extensive infrastructure of well-known bridges and tunnels.
The towers of the Brooklyn Bridge are built of limestone , granite , and Rosendale cement, and their architectural style is neo-Gothic, with characteristic pointed arches above the passageways through the stone towers.
This bridge was also the longest suspension bridge in the world from its opening until , and is the first steel-wire suspension bridge. The Queensboro Bridge is an important piece of cantilever architecture.
The Manhattan Bridge , opened in , is considered to be the forerunner of modern suspension bridges , and its design served as the model for many of the long-span suspension bridges around the world; the Manhattan Bridge, Throgs Neck Bridge , Triborough Bridge , and Verrazano-Narrows Bridge are all examples of Structural Expressionism.
The Lincoln Tunnel , which carries , vehicles a day under the Hudson River between New Jersey and Midtown Manhattan, is the busiest vehicular tunnel in the world.
Roosevelt was the first person to drive through it. New York City has focused on reducing its environmental impact and carbon footprint.
The city government was a petitioner in the landmark Massachusetts v. The city is a leader in the construction of energy-efficient green office buildings , including the Hearst Tower among others.
Captain James Cook is given credit for discovering the islands for the Europeans in Others may have been there before him.
Kamehameha I was the first king of Hawaii. He united the separate small Hawaiian kingdoms into one large kingdom in In , American soldiers stopped Queen Liliuokalani from leading Hawaii when American business people took over the government and made their own laws.
She was the last monarch of Hawaii. She also wrote the original words of the song called Aloha Oe. The American business people made Hawaii into a republic for a short time.
The new leader, Sanford Dole was called the President of Hawaii. In , the United States of America took over the government and made Hawaii into a territory.
In , Hawaii became the fiftieth American state. The biggest industry of Hawaii is tourism. Almost 7 million people visited in Important exports are sugar , pineapple , macadamia nuts , and coffee.
The state bird is the Hawaiian goose nene. The state tree is the candlenut , also called kukui. The state song is Hawaii Ponoi. The state motto is Ua mau ke ea o ka aina i ka pono.
In English it says, The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness. Media related to Hawaii at Wikimedia Commons.