Astoria is located in the borough of Queens. It is bounded by the East River and is quite close to the neighborhoods of Sunnyside, Long island City and woodside. Astoria is located in the County of Queens. There is a large mixed ethnic community in the area and they are engaged in a range of business activities in the area. Most of them are engaged in trading and other service related activities in the locality.
There are a large number of schools in the town which are operated by the New York city Department. A lot of private schools also exist in the area. There are also quite a few libraries that offer substantial support to the local student community. The Modern Art Foundry is an important business in the area. Some of the notable people of Astoria are F. Bonsangue, W. Ford and G. Maharis.