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Re: How many New Yorkers can you fit on an island (in other words,

From:Tom Wier <artabanos@...>
Date:Sunday, January 9, 2000, 0:29
John Cowan wrote:

> Daniel A. Wier scripsit: > > > WRONG. WRONG. WRONG. WRONG. WRONG. WRONG. Tech City is NOT larger than > > New York. It's total population is about six million (which is a heck of a > > lot for a Caribbean island), but no Big Apple. (Big Banana, maybe...) > > Pretty close, really. The last year I had information for was 1998, > in which New York City (meaning New York, Kings, Queens, Bronx, and Richmond > Counties of New York State) was 1.5+2.3+2.0+1.2+0.4 = 7.4 million. > Not a big difference.
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I read him as including the metropolitan area of New York City (including bits of New Jersey, Connecticut, etc., ~ 17 million or so?), in which case, he'd be right. =========================================== Tom Wier <artabanos@...> AIM: Deuterotom ICQ: 4315704 <> "Cogito ergo sum, sed credo ergo ero." ===========================================