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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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  • A very different part of New York. Very busy, many sellers on the street. Own stores. Special fruit market. Definitely worth it
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  • At the turn of a street you leave NY to find yourself in a few thousand kilometers. You lose a little in Chinatown you will spend a pleasant time
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  • I live not too far from what I call the little chinatown, as appose to the chinatown of Manhattan. Although the chinatown is not that small! It runs from approximately 60th St to 40th, if not further....  more »