MAP OF NEW JERSEY
Pictured below is a map of New Jersey.
New Jersey is a state in the northeastern continental United States. It is bordered by New York (to the north and east), the Atlantic Ocean (to the east), Delaware (to the south and west) and Pennsylvania (to the west).
The Delaware River defines most of New Jersey's western border.
New Jersey's prime location has made it an important commercial hub and an ideal area for various manufacturing industries. In spite of all this, almost half of the state's land remains wooded to this day.
Major rivers found in the state of New Jersey include the Manasquan River, the Maurice River, the Mullica River, the Passaic River, the Hackensack River, the Rahway River, the Rancocas River, the Raritan River, the Musconetcong River, the Toms River, and the Delaware River. Needless to say, the charming little state of New Jersey is prone to frequent flooding.
New Jersey is home to 21 counties, and it is the nation's most densely populated state.
Some of the most popular cities for tourists to visit in the state of New Jersey are Asbury Park, Wildwood, Atlantic City, Seaside heights and Cape May.
New Jersey's largest cities are Newark, Jersey City and Paterson.
FUN FACTS ABOUT NEW JERSEY:
The world's first drive-in movie theater opened in Camden, New Jersey in 1933.
The state of New Jersey has seven major shopping malls, all of them located within five miles of each other.
The street names featured in the game of Monopoly represent Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Atlantic City, with its many casinos, is known as the Las Vegas of the East Coast.
More cars are stolen in Newark than in any other city in the world.
Some of New Jersey's most famous natives are Abbott & Costello (comedy duo), Jerry Lewis, Jack Nicholson, Dorothy Parker, Frank Sinatra, Bruce Springsteen and Meryl Streep, among others.
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