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Colder in January, on average
York av high 6.9 (44.4), av low 0.8 (33.4). New York av high 4.2 (39.5), av low -2.3 (27.9)
Has a mayor
The equivalent role in York is called Leader of the City of York Council.
Has at least one army barracks
York is home to several units of the York Garrison. New York has Fort Hamilton.
3% of the population identifies as Muslim
1% in York
Population is increasing
Has a railway museum
York has the National Railway Museum. New York has the New York Transit Museum and the Railroad Museum of Long Island
Was mentioned in the Doomsday Book
Birthplace of Guy Fawkes
Has a Cold War nuclear fallout shelter that is now a tourist attraction
York Cold War Bunker
Has a tech industry centred around 'Silicon Alley'
Has a chocolate industry
Has a shopping strip called the Shambles with many jettying buildings
Has a partner city (formerly sister city) relationship with Taipei
Has a Viking museum
Jorvik Viking Centre showcases York's Viking history