The area the Dutch first settled in was New Yorkc:
One important person was James, Duke of York because the colony was named after him. Another person was Peter Minuit because he founded the colony.
No this is not. This could be points for your insurance though. These "points" are different from company to company.
New York City is at the southeastern corner of New York State. New York State is shaped like a misshapen triangle, standing on one of its points. New York City is located at that bottom point.
New York State is part of the Northeastern region of the United States.