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Queens is a borough of New York City, coterminous with Queens County, in the U.S. state of New York.wikipedia
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Queens is a borough of New York City, coterminous with Queens County, in the U.S. state of New York.
The five boroughs – Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, The Bronx, and Staten Island – were consolidated into a single city in 1898.

Brooklyn

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It is the largest borough geographically and is adjacent to the borough of Brooklyn at the southwestern end of Long Island.
Named after the Dutch village of Breukelen, it borders the borough of Queens at the western end of Long Island.

Long Island

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It is the largest borough geographically and is adjacent to the borough of Brooklyn at the southwestern end of Long Island.
Kings and Queens Counties (the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens, respectively) and Nassau County share the western third of the island, while Suffolk County occupies the eastern two-thirds.

The Bronx

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Queens also shares water borders with the boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx.
It is south of Westchester County; northeast and east of Manhattan, across the Harlem River; and north of Queens, across the East River.

Boroughs of New York City

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Queens is a borough of New York City, coterminous with Queens County, in the U.S. state of New York.
New York City encompasses five county-level administrative divisions called boroughs: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island.

Flushing Meadows–Corona Park

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Landmarks in Queens include Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; Citi Field, home to the New York Mets baseball team; the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, site of the US Open tennis tournament; Kaufman Astoria Studios; Silvercup Studios; and Aqueduct Racetrack.
Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, often referred to as Flushing Meadows Park, or simply Flushing Meadows, is a public park in the northern part of Queens, New York City.

Nassau County, New York

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To its east is Nassau County.
Nassau County is situated in western Long Island, bordering New York City's borough of Queens to the west, and Suffolk County to the east.

LaGuardia Airport

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It is home to John F. Kennedy International Airport and LaGuardia Airport, both among the world's busiest, which in turn makes the airspace above Queens among the busiest in the United States.
LaGuardia Airport is an airport in Queens, New York.

Manhattan

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Queens also shares water borders with the boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx.
Manhattan has the third-largest population of New York City's five boroughs, after Brooklyn and Queens, and is the smallest borough in terms of land area.

New York Mets

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Landmarks in Queens include Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; Citi Field, home to the New York Mets baseball team; the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, site of the US Open tennis tournament; Kaufman Astoria Studios; Silvercup Studios; and Aqueduct Racetrack.
The New York Mets are a Major League Baseball team based in the New York City borough of Queens.

Jackson Heights, Queens

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The borough has diverse housing, ranging from high-rise apartment buildings in the urban areas of western and central Queens, such as Ozone Park, Jackson Heights, Flushing, Astoria, and Long Island City, to somewhat more suburban neighborhoods in the eastern part of the borough, including Douglaston–Little Neck and Bayside.
Jackson Heights is a neighborhood in the northwestern portion of the borough of Queens in New York City.

Ozone Park, Queens

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The borough has diverse housing, ranging from high-rise apartment buildings in the urban areas of western and central Queens, such as Ozone Park, Jackson Heights, Flushing, Astoria, and Long Island City, to somewhat more suburban neighborhoods in the eastern part of the borough, including Douglaston–Little Neck and Bayside.
Ozone Park is a neighborhood located in the southwestern section of the borough of Queens, in New York City, New York, United States.

Astoria, Queens

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The borough has diverse housing, ranging from high-rise apartment buildings in the urban areas of western and central Queens, such as Ozone Park, Jackson Heights, Flushing, Astoria, and Long Island City, to somewhat more suburban neighborhoods in the eastern part of the borough, including Douglaston–Little Neck and Bayside.
Astoria is a middle-class, commercial neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens.

Bayside, Queens

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The borough has diverse housing, ranging from high-rise apartment buildings in the urban areas of western and central Queens, such as Ozone Park, Jackson Heights, Flushing, Astoria, and Long Island City, to somewhat more suburban neighborhoods in the eastern part of the borough, including Douglaston–Little Neck and Bayside.
Bayside is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens.

Silvercup Studios

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Landmarks in Queens include Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; Citi Field, home to the New York Mets baseball team; the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, site of the US Open tennis tournament; Kaufman Astoria Studios; Silvercup Studios; and Aqueduct Racetrack.
The studio is located in the neighborhood of Long Island City in the borough of Queens and the Port Morris neighborhood of the Bronx.

Maspeth, Queens

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First settlements occurred in 1635 followed by early colonizations at Maspeth in 1642, and Vlissingen (now Flushing) in 1643.
Maspeth is a residential and commercial community in the borough of Queens in New York City.

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

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Landmarks in Queens include Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; Citi Field, home to the New York Mets baseball team; the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, site of the US Open tennis tournament; Kaufman Astoria Studios; Silvercup Studios; and Aqueduct Racetrack.
The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center is a stadium complex within Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens, New York City, United States.

Jamaica, Queens

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Other early settlements included Newtown (now Elmhurst) and Jamaica.
Jamaica is a middle-class neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens.

Kaufman Astoria Studios

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Landmarks in Queens include Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; Citi Field, home to the New York Mets baseball team; the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, site of the US Open tennis tournament; Kaufman Astoria Studios; Silvercup Studios; and Aqueduct Racetrack.
The Kaufman Astoria Studios is a historic movie studio located in the Astoria section of the New York City borough of Queens.

US Open (tennis)

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Landmarks in Queens include Flushing Meadows–Corona Park; Citi Field, home to the New York Mets baseball team; the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, site of the US Open tennis tournament; Kaufman Astoria Studios; Silvercup Studios; and Aqueduct Racetrack.
Since 1978, the tournament has been played on acrylic hard courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Queens, New York City.

Rikers Island

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Queens gained North and South Brother Islands as well as Huletts Island (today known as Rikers Island).
Rikers Island is a 413.17 acre island in the East River between Queens and the Bronx that is home to New York City's main jail complex.

City of Greater New York

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Queens became a borough during the consolidation of New York City in 1898.
The City of Greater New York was the term used by many politicians and scholars for the expanded City of New York created on January 1, 1898, by consolidating the existing City of New York with the East Bronx, Brooklyn, western Queens County, and Staten Island.

Elmhurst, Queens

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Other early settlements included Newtown (now Elmhurst) and Jamaica.
Elmhurst (formerly Newtown) is a neighborhood in the borough of Queens in New York City.

Kew Gardens, Queens

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With consolidation, Jamaica once again became the county seat, though county offices now extend to nearby Kew Gardens also.
Kew Gardens is a neighborhood in the central area of the New York City borough of Queens.

1939 New York World's Fair

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In later years, Queens was the site of the 1939 New York World's Fair and the 1964 New York World's Fair.
The 1939–40 New York World's Fair was a world's fair held at Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens, New York, United States.