Queensborough: Reflecting the Borough of Queens

Queensborough Community College is located within the Borough of Queens, due east of New York City, and the ninth largest county in the United States. With a population of about 2.2 million, Queens is the most diverse county in America. Queens is the largest borough of New York City, and it is best known for its many vibrant neighborhoods which form the nucleus for the hundreds of different cultures that enrich this growing borough.

The Queens economy is driven primarily by health care organizations, transportation agencies, financial services institutions, factories, and telecommunications companies.

"Nowhere is the image of New York as the global melting pot truer than Queens. Browse New York’s biggest Chinatown in Flushing, shop for brilliantly colored saris in Jackson Heights, and inhale the heady aromas of coffee and hookahs in Astoria. The incomparable array of world cuisines makes Queens a destination for food lovers from all parts of New York City" according to Lonelyplanet.com, which rated Queens #1 tourist destination for 2015.

Queens is filled with famous attractions and cultural centers including Flushing Meadows Park, home of the New York City World’s Fair Unisphere, as well as the Queens Botanical Garden, Queens Museum of Art, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Chinatown and The Mets at Citifield, to name just a few.

Travel to Manhattan is easy by bus, commuter train, subway or car, with Midtown a mere 30 minutes away or less by car.

To learn more about Queens, visit: http://queens.about.com