A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
The State of
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The capital of New York is Albany.
The 2-Letter Postal Abbreviation / Code for New York: NY
Typical abbreviation for New York: N.Y.
The pronunciation of New York:
When the people of New York refer to themselves: 1:
Time Zone: The state of New York is in the Eastern Time (EST/EDT) zone and observes daylight saving time.
Nickname for New York: "The Empire State"
State Motto: "Excelsior" (Ever upward)
State Bird: Eastern Bluebird (sialia sialis)
State Tree: Sugar Maple (acer saccharum)
State Flower: Rose (rosa)
State Song: "I Love New York"
Statehood: New York became the 11th state on Jul 26, 1788.
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