=== Brooklyn New York Historical Facts ===
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Officially, the [[Brooklyn,_New_York|'''Borough of Brooklyn''']] is one of five boroughs of greater [[New York City, New York|New York City]] since 1898.
[[Kings (Brooklyn) County, New York Genealogy|'''Kings County''' ]] is coterminous with the Borough of Brooklyn (meaning they have identical borders).
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