New Jersey is a state located in the northeastern region of the United States. It covers an area of approximately 8,722 square miles (22,591 square kilometers) and has a population of around 9.3 million people, making it the most densely populated state in the country.
New Jersey is bordered by New York to the north and northeast, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Delaware to the southwest, and Pennsylvania to the west. The state’s landscape is diverse, including beaches, forests, and the Pine Barrens region in the southern part of the state.
New Jersey has a humid subtropical climate, with hot summers and cold winters. The state is known for its tourism industry, particularly its beaches and boardwalks, and is home to several major universities, including Princeton University and Rutgers University.
The state’s economy is driven by a range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, finance, and telecommunications. New Jersey is a major producer of chemicals, plastics, and electronic equipment, and is home to several major corporations, including Johnson & Johnson and Verizon Communications. The state’s largest city is Newark, while its capital is Trenton.