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Chinatown, Brooklyn

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Chinatown, Manhattan is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, New York City, bordering the Lower East Side to its east, Little Italy to its north, Civic Center to its south, and Tribeca to its west. Chinatown is home to the largest enclave of Chinese people in the Western Hemisphere. With an estimated population of 90,000 to 100,000 people, Manhattan's Chinatown is also one of the oldest ethnic Chinese enclaves outside of China. The Manhattan Chinatown is one of nine Chinatown neighborhoods in New York City, as well as one of twelve in the New York metropolitan area, which contains the largest ethnic Chinese population outside of Asia, enumerating an estimated 819,527 uniracial individuals as of 2014. Historically it was primarily populated by Cantonese speakers. However, in the 1980s-90s, large numbers of Min Dong-speaking immigrants also arrived. As many Min Dong / Fuzhounese and Cantonese speakers now speak Mandarin—the official dialect of Chinese—in addition to their native dialects, this made it more important for Chinatown residents to learn and speak Mandarin.
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  • This area of New York has great hotels and food. We stayed at Hotel Mimosa for 7 days and had great service. The food was great and very inexpensive. This is a great place to stay and visit.  more »
  • I got my one bedroom apartment in Brooklyn's China Town when my younger son left it to get married. I never even knew there was a Brooklyn China Town until I moved there! I loved it there; I was a blo...  more »
  • super nice place to visit for authentic Chinese food. drinks are nice. too many cheesy and nagging street hawkers selling counterfeit makes it annoying and difficult.  more »