Brooklyn is the most populous of New York City’s five boroughs, with a Census-estimated 2,621,793 people in 2014. It is geographically adjacent to the borough of Queens at the western end of Long Island. Since 1896, Brooklyn has had the same boundaries as Kings County, the most populous county in the State of New York and the second-most densely populated county in the United States.
With a land area of 71 square miles and water area of 26 square miles, Kings County is the fourth-smallest county in New York State by land area and third-smallest by total area, though it is the second-largest among New York City’s boroughs. Today, if it were an independent city, Brooklyn would rank as the fourth most populous city in the U.S., behind only the other boroughs of New York City combined, Los Angeles, and Chicago.
Brooklyn, NY, with surrounding areas in Gravesend, Sheepshed Bay, Midwood, Coney Island & Brighton Beach, is home to JAO Martial Arts Academy, a martial arts facility that offers programs in Kids Martial Arts, Adult Martial Arts, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.