Long Island City is a district of a larger metropolitan area. located in the New York region of the United States. During the most recent census, Long Island City had a population of 25,595. Long Island City is the 70th most poplulated city in the New York region, the 1,714th most populated city in the United States and the 11,518th most populated city in the world. Long Island City is in the America/New York timezone which is 4 hours behind UTC. Long Island City adjusts the hour with daylight savings time during the winter months.
Long Island City is located at sea level (4 meters / 13 feet). The closest cities to Long Island City are Manhattan (4.5 km / 2.8 miles), New York City (5.9 km / 3.7 miles), Weehawken (6.6 km / 4.1 miles), Guttenberg (7.0 km / 4.4 miles) and Hoboken (7.1 km / 4.4 miles)