The Bronx

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The Bronx is a borough of New York City, coterminous with Bronx County, in the U.S. state of New York, the third-most densely populated county in the United States.wikipedia
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New York City

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The Bronx is a borough of New York City, coterminous with Bronx County, in the U.S. state of New York, the third-most densely populated county in the United States.
The five boroughs – Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, The Bronx, and Staten Island – were consolidated into a single city in 1898.

Queens

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

Van Cortlandt Park

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About a quarter of the Bronx's area is open space, including Woodlawn Cemetery, Van Cortlandt Park, Pelham Bay Park, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo in the borough's north and center.
Van Cortlandt Park is a 1146 acre park located in the borough of the Bronx in New York City.

Bronx Zoo

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About a quarter of the Bronx's area is open space, including Woodlawn Cemetery, Van Cortlandt Park, Pelham Bay Park, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo in the borough's north and center.
The Bronx Zoo is a zoo located within Bronx Park, in the Bronx, in New York.

East River

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It is south of Westchester County; northeast and east of Manhattan, across the Harlem River; and north of Queens, across the East River.
It separates the borough of Queens on Long Island from the Bronx on the North American mainland, and also divides Manhattan from Queens and Brooklyn, which is also on Long Island.

West Bronx

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The Bronx is divided by the Bronx River into a hillier section in the west, and a flatter eastern section.
The West Bronx is a region in the New York City borough of the Bronx.

Hip hop music

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This cultural mix has made The Bronx a wellspring of Latin music, hip hop and rock.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hop or rap music, is a genre of popular music developed in the United States by inner-city African Americans and Latino Americans in the Bronx borough of New York City in the 1970s.

Riverdale, Bronx

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There are, however, some upper-income, and middle-income neighborhoods such as Riverdale, Fieldston, Spuyten Duyvil, Schuylerville, Pelham Bay, Pelham Gardens, Morris Park, and Country Club. In 1873, the town of Kingsbridge was established within the former borders of Yonkers, roughly corresponding to the modern Bronx neighborhoods of Kingsbridge, Riverdale, and Woodlawn.
Riverdale is a residential neighborhood in the northwest portion of the Bronx, a borough in New York City.

Jonas Bronck

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The name Bronx originated with Swedish-born Jonas Bronck, who established the first settlement in the area as part of the New Netherland colony in 1639.
Bronck was an immigrant to the Dutch colony of New Netherland after whom the Bronx River, and by extension, the county and New York City borough of the Bronx are named.

East Bronx

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The Bronx is divided by the Bronx River into a hillier section in the west, and a flatter eastern section.
The East Bronx is that part of the New York City borough of the Bronx which lies east of the Bronx River; this roughly corresponds to the eastern half of the borough.

Jerome Avenue

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East and west street names are divided by Jerome Avenue.
Jerome Avenue is one of the longest thoroughfares in the New York City borough of the Bronx, New York, United States.

Pelham Gardens, Bronx

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There are, however, some upper-income, and middle-income neighborhoods such as Riverdale, Fieldston, Spuyten Duyvil, Schuylerville, Pelham Bay, Pelham Gardens, Morris Park, and Country Club.
Pelham Gardens is a neighborhood located in the Northeast section of the Bronx, New York City.

Morris Park, Bronx

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There are, however, some upper-income, and middle-income neighborhoods such as Riverdale, Fieldston, Spuyten Duyvil, Schuylerville, Pelham Bay, Pelham Gardens, Morris Park, and Country Club.
Morris Park is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of the Bronx.

South Bronx

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In addition, the South Bronx saw severe urban decay.
The South Bronx is an area of the New York City borough of the Bronx.

Spuyten Duyvil, Bronx

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There are, however, some upper-income, and middle-income neighborhoods such as Riverdale, Fieldston, Spuyten Duyvil, Schuylerville, Pelham Bay, Pelham Gardens, Morris Park, and Country Club.
Spuyten Duyvil is an upper middle class neighborhood of the Bronx, New York City.

New York's 15th congressional district

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The Bronx contains the poorest congressional district in the United States, the 15th.
The 15th district is located entirely within the Bronx, namely the southern portion of the West Bronx as well as the South Bronx.

Fieldston, Bronx

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There are, however, some upper-income, and middle-income neighborhoods such as Riverdale, Fieldston, Spuyten Duyvil, Schuylerville, Pelham Bay, Pelham Gardens, Morris Park, and Country Club.
Fieldston is a privately owned affluent neighborhood in the Riverdale section of the northwestern part of the New York City borough of the Bronx.

The Bronx County Historical Society

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However, some people and groups refer to the borough with a capital letter at all times, such as Lloyd Ultan, a historian for The Bronx County Historical Society, and the Great and Glorious Grand Army of The Bronx, a Bronx-based organization.
The Bronx County Historical Society is a private non-profit organization that collects and disseminates historical material and information about The Bronx, a borough of the City of New York.

Harlem River

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It is south of Westchester County; northeast and east of Manhattan, across the Harlem River; and north of Queens, across the East River.
The Harlem River is an 8 mi tidal strait in New York, United States, flowing between the Hudson River and the East River and separating the island of Manhattan from the Bronx on the New York mainland.

Mott Haven, Bronx

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Bronck became the first recorded European settler in the area now known as The Bronx and built a farm named "Emmaus" close to what today is the corner of Willis Avenue and 132nd Street in Mott Haven.
Mott Haven is a primarily residential neighborhood in the southwestern section of the New York City borough of the Bronx.

Kingsbridge, Bronx

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In 1873, the town of Kingsbridge was established within the former borders of Yonkers, roughly corresponding to the modern Bronx neighborhoods of Kingsbridge, Riverdale, and Woodlawn.
Kingsbridge is a working- and middle-class residential neighborhood in the northwest portion of the Bronx, New York City.

Manhattan

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It is south of Westchester County; northeast and east of Manhattan, across the Harlem River; and north of Queens, across the East River.
The borough consists mostly of Manhattan Island, bounded by the Hudson, East, and Harlem rivers; several small adjacent islands; and Marble Hill, a small neighborhood now on the U.S. mainland, that was connected using landfill to the Bronx and separated from the rest of Manhattan by the Harlem River.

Lloyd Ultan (historian)

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However, some people and groups refer to the borough with a capital letter at all times, such as Lloyd Ultan, a historian for The Bronx County Historical Society, and the Great and Glorious Grand Army of The Bronx, a Bronx-based organization.
A native of The Bronx in New York City, he has been the borough's historian since 1996.

Boroughs of New York City

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

Woodlawn, Bronx

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In 1873, the town of Kingsbridge was established within the former borders of Yonkers, roughly corresponding to the modern Bronx neighborhoods of Kingsbridge, Riverdale, and Woodlawn.
Woodlawn, also known as Woodlawn Heights, is a predominantly Irish-American working class neighborhood at the very north end of the borough of the Bronx in New York City.