Brooklyn

BrooklynYou can now get your auto dealer license in New York. Brooklyn is the most populous of New York five boroughs, with nearly 2.6 million, and the second in the region. Since 1896, Brooklyn had the same boundaries as Kings County, which is now the most populous county in the State of New York and the second most populous county in the United States after New York County (Manhattan). It is also the county in western Long Island.

Brooklyn was an independent city until its merger with New York in 1898 and continues to maintain a distinct culture, independent art scene and unique architectural heritage. Many Brooklyn neighborhoods are ethnic enclaves in particular ethnic groups and cultures predominate.

Brooklyn official currency is Eendraght Maeckt Maghta. Written in the (modern spelling at the beginning of) the Dutch language, it is inspired by the motto of the United Dutch Provinces and translated as “Unity is strength.” The motto appears on the Borough seal and flag, which as a young woman dressed Fasce is a traditional symbol of republicanism. Brooklyn official colors are blue and gold.