GENERAL VIEW OF SECRETARIAT BUILDING AND DAG HAMMARSKJOLD LIBRARY - United Nations Headquarters, United Nations Plaza, New York, New York County, NY Digital ID: (None) hhh ny0948.photos.118930p http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hhh.ny0948/photos.118930p Reproduction Number: HABS NY,31-NEYO,151--1 Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
On this day, December 14th, 1946, the United Nations General Assembly votes to establish its headquarters in New York City. The United Nations is located at 760 United Nations Plaza in Manhattanand is considered international territory, The UN moved there upon its completion in 1952. There are 193 member states and the official languages are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.
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