New Jersey gained its current status as a state in the year 1787. The government of New Jersey is lead by Chris Christie and is based in the state capital of Trenton (Population: 84,913).
The most populous cities in New Jersey are: Newark (Population: 277,140), Jersey City (Population: 247,597), Paterson (Population: 146,199), Elizabeth (Population: 124,969), Edison (Population: 102,548).
New Jersey State - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1787|
|Capital||Trenton (Population: 84,913)|
|Head of Government||Chris Christie|
|Total Area||20,168 sq km (7,787 sq miles)|
|Population Density||435.9 sq km (1,129.1 sq miles)|
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