Flushing, Queens, is home to nearly 100,000 Chinese Americans. Many first-generation immigrants started to move into the neighborhood in the 1970s and established a satellite version of Manhattan’s Chinatown as Mandarin speaking members of the Chinese community faced cultural and communication barriers with the Cantonese speaking population in Manhattan’s Chinatown. The diversity of the Mandarin speaking population helped Flushing to become famous for its variety in regional cuisines, political and religious organizations as well as in languages. As one of the largest and fastest growing Chinese enclaves in the world, Flushing has also been named as the Chinese cultural center outside of Asia.
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