The City of New York or simply New York, where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean, is the most populous city in the United States. At its core is Manhattan, a densely populated borough that’s among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers. Its iconic sites include skyscrapers and sprawling Central Park. Broadway theater is staged in neon-lit Times Square. New York City has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and also famous for the iconic "statue of Liberty".