New York State, nicknamed as the Empire State is the 27th most extensive state in the United States of America. While Albany is the capital of New York State, New York City is the largest metropolitan in the State. New York City is the economic hub wherein all the major commercial activities take place. During the early 19th century this city was the largest port of entry for the immigrants and today nearly 7% of its total population comprises of immigrants. Some of the landmarks of United States such as Statue of Liberty, 9/11 memorial (Formerly World Trade Center), Madison Square, Brooklyn Bridge, etc. are situated in the State.