Worldwide icon-chevron-right North America icon-chevron-right United States icon-chevron-right New York State icon-chevron-right New York icon-chevron-right These maps show just how big NYC is compared to other cities

These maps show just how big NYC is compared to other cities

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Everyone knows New York is a huge town. (Or is it???) With over eight million people spread out across five boroughs, things can seem a little cramped at times. But even if you already knew NYC is our country's biggest metropolis, it's still pretty surprising to see the population compared to other well-known places in the maps below.

Scroll down to see what cities would fit snuggly inside our borders like cream cheese in a bagel. Aww, you could fit a whole Chicago in Brooklyn!

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Courtesy: Imgur

 

Courtesy: Imgur

Courtesy: Imgur

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