Manhattan is undoubtedly the most important and popular district of the city of New York. Located on the island of Manhattan, which takes the name, just 3.7 miles wide and about 20 km from alto.La New York City is the largest city in the United States and one of the largest urban agglomerations world. New York is probably the most known city in the world due to its influence on the media around the world, to being one of the major world centers of commerce and finance and the amount of important monuments it contains, especially in the island of Manhattan. Manhattan is divided into three major areas of north to south: Uptown, Midtown and Downtown.Downtown is the oldest part of New York, and it is the Financial District with its high towers and neighborhoods with more personality of the City: Soho, Little Italy, Chinatown, Tribeca and Greenwich Village.Midtown is the most touristic part of Manhattan, and here are some of the most visited: Time Square, the station Grand Central Terminal, the Chrysler Building, the Empire State Building, UN and Rockefeller Center. Uptown is divided by Central Park. Part of this is the most wealthy of Manhattan and it is the Museum Mile: The Metropolitan Museum of Art (MOMA), the Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum. In the West is the American Museum of Natural History, and famous residential buildings as the Dakota. Except in the Downtown area, Manhattan is designed in a grid: the streets running east to west and are numbered from south to north and avenues running north to south and are numbered from east to west. Only Broadway Avenue diagonally across the grid. .