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Where is New Jersey, United States?

Location of state of New Jersey on a map

New Jersey is a state found in the nation of United States. Home to 8,791,894 people, it is the 11th largest division in United States in terms of population.

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

Country United States
Region Type State
Time Zone EDT
Year of Establishment 1787
Capital Trenton (Population: 84,913)
Head of Government Chris Christie
Total Population 8,791,894
Total Area 20,168 sq km (7,787 sq miles)
Population Density 435.9 sq km (1,129.1 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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