The Bronx is the northmaist o the five burghs o New York Ceety. Coextensive wi Bronx Coonty, it wis the last o the 62 counties o New York State tae be incorporatit. Locatit north o Manhattan an Queens, an sooth o Westchester Coonty, the Bronx is the anerlie burgh that is locatit primarily on the mainland (a vera sma portion o Manhattan, the Marble Hill neebourheid, is pheesically locatit on the mainland, due tae the reroutin o the Harlem River in 1897). The Bronx's population is 1,455,444 in 2015,[1] The burgh haes a laund aurie o 42 square mile (109 km2), makkin it the fowert-lairgest in laund aurie o the five burghs, the fowert maist populatit, an the third-heichest in densitie o population.[2][3]

The Bronx
Burgh o New York Ceety
Bronx County
Concourse Village an Yankee Stadium
"The Boogie Down Bronx"
"Ne cede malis" - "Yield Not To Evil"
The Bronx is shown in orange.
The Bronx is shown in orange.
Coordinates: 40°50′14″N 73°53′10″W / 40.83722°N 73.88611°W / 40.83722; -73.88611
KintraUnitit States
StateNew York
CeetyNew York Ceety
Burgh creatit1898  (Coonty in 1914)
 • TeepBurgh (New York Ceety)
 • Burg PresesRuben Diaz, Jr.
— (Borough of the Bronx)
 • Destrict     AttorneyRobert T. Johnson
— (Bronx County)
 • Total150 km2 (57 sq mi)
 • Laund110 km2 (42 sq mi)
 • Water40 km2 (15 sq mi)
Highest elevation
90 m (280 ft)
 • Total1,455,444[1]
 • Density13,379.8/km2 (34653.4/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastren Staundart Time (North Americae))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastren Daylicht Time)
ZIP Code
104 + twa digits
Area code(s)347, 718, 917. 646.
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid o the Bronx Burgh Preses


  1. a b "State & County QuickFacts – Bronx County (Bronx Borough), New York". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 24 Mairch 2016.
  2. U.S. Census Bureau, County and City Data Book:2007 Table B-1, Area and Population, retrieved on July 12, 2008. New York County (Manhattan) wis the naition's densest-populatit coonty, follaeed bi Kings County (Brooklyn), Bronx County, Queens County an San Francisco, Californie.
  3. While the Bronx haes an aurie o anerlie 42 square mile (109 km2), it haes mair residents than the 665,000 square mile (1,700,000 km2) o Alaska an Wyoming combined, accordin tae Table 348 o the Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2008 Rankit auries o the burghs frae U.S. Census Bureau, County and City Data Book:2007 Table B-1, Area and Population, retrieved on July 13, 2008.