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The western half of Long Island is almost entirely given over to the urban and suburban sprawl extending from New York City, but the island eastern half is still partly rural in character and is largely composed of flat, fertile farmlands and long, sandy beaches. Long Island extends 118 miles (190 km) east-northeast from the mouth of the Hudson River as its shown in Long Island map. It is 12–20 miles (19–32 km) wide and has an area of 1,401 square miles (3,629 square km).
Two of New York City major airports, LaGuardia Airport and JFK International Airport, are located on Long Island, in Queens as you can see in Long Island map. Nine bridges and 13 tunnels (including railway tunnels) connect Brooklyn and Queens (and thus Long Island) to the three other boroughs of New York City. Ferries connect Suffolk County northward across Long Island Sound to the state of Connecticut. Long Island is joined to the mainland specifically, to the Borough of the Bronx, which is one of the five boroughs of New York City by two bridges and it is also joined to Manhattan Island and Staten Island by several bridges and tunnels.
eastern end is divided into two narrow peninsulas; the northern peninsula is about 25 miles (40 km) long and culminates in Orient Point, and the southern peninsula is about 40 miles (64 km) long and ends in Montauk Point, Long Island eastern extremity. Bays along the island northern shore include Flushing, Little Neck, Manhasset, Cold Spring Harbor, Huntington, Smithtown, and Port Jefferson Harbor as its mentioned in Long Island map. Long Island southern shore, fronting the Atlantic, is lined by an almost continuous series of sandbars and sandspits that form several embayments, including Jamaica and Great South bays. This ribbon of sand widens at certain points to form little islands, several of which have become popular bathing beaches such as Rockaway Beach, Long Beach, and Jones Beach.
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Long Island, island in the Atlantic Ocean that comprises the southeasternmost part of New York state, USA. The island lies roughly parallel to the southern shore of Connecticut, from which it is separated to the north by Long Island Sound as you can see in Long Island New York - USA map. Long Island western end forms part of the harbour of New York City. The island has four counties; from west to east they are Kings, Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk.
The term "Long Island" often refers only to Nassau and Suffolk counties in order to differentiate them from New York City, though all four counties are on the island and part of the New York metropolitan area. As of the 2010 census, Long Island had a population of 7,568,304 as its shown in Long Island New York - USA map, making it the most populated island in any USA state or territory. If it were a state, Long Island would rank 13th in population (after Virginia) and first in population density.
According to the US Census Bureau 2008 American Community Survey, Nassau and Suffolk Counties have the 10th and 25th highest median household incomes in the nation, respectively as its mentioned in Long Island New York - USA map. Additionally, Nassau County is the third-richest county per capita in New York State, and the 30th richest in the nation. Long Island's Nassau County has the second-highest property taxes in the USA.
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Long Island is the 17th most populous island in the world, ahead of Ireland, Jamaica and the Japanese island of Hokkaidō. With a land area of 1,401 square miles (3,629 km2), Long Island is the 148th largest island in the world — larger than the 1,214 square miles (3,140 km2) of the smallest state, Rhode Island as you can see in Long Island on world map.
Bagel stores and delis are common as its mentioned in Long Island on world map. Long Island bagels are considered some of the best in the world. Often more than one deli can be found in a town. A bagel (also spelled beigel) is a bread product, traditionally shaped by hand into the form of a ring from yeasted wheat dough, roughly hand-sized, which is first boiled for a short time in water and then baked. Bagels have become a popular bread product in the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom, especially in cities with large Jewish populations, many with different ways of making bagels.
The longest dirt Thoroughbred racecourse in the world is located in the Nassau County community of Elmont at Belmont Park. Long Island also hosts one of the four tennis grand slams, the US Open. Every August (September, in Olympic years) the best tennis players in the world travel to Long Island to play the championships, which is held in the USTA National Tennis Center, in Corona Park, near the La Guardia Airport. The complex also contains the biggest tennis stadium in the world, the Arthur Ashe Stadium as its shown in Long Island on world map.