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Federated state of the Northeastern USA, 20,169 km², 8,724,560
residents (2006 estimate), 433 residents/km², capital: Trenton. Borders: New
York (N, NE), Atlantic ocean (Delaware Bay) (E,
S), Delaware and Pennsylvania (W).
New Jersey is characterized by three morphological regions: along the ocean
the plain, low and swampy in the coastal selvedge, gently undulating inland; in
the interior the so-called Piedmont, series of shelves of great economic
importance, as the rivers in overcoming the difference between Piedmont and
the Atlantic plain form the line of the falls (Fall Line), used for the
production of electricity; finally in the north-western sector the Appalachian
reliefs with the Kittatinny mountains (High Point, 550 m, maximum elevation of
the State). Main waterway is the Delaware River, which marks the western border
of New Jersey. The climate is continental, with harsh winters and short and cool
summers: rainfall is around 1100 mm per year. Economic resources of the State
are agriculture (vegetables, fruit, cereals, fodder), breeding (cattle, pigs),
fishing and industry, developed in the chemical, food, electrotechnical,
mechanical, shipbuilding, textile and industrial sectors. clothing,
metallurgical and petrochemical. Most of the cities of New Jersey are
concentrated in front of New York, included in its metropolitan area or
economically gravitating on it. Important cities, in addition to the capital,
are Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, Camden,Elizabeth, Clifton, East
Orange, Passaic, Bayonne, Irvington and Atlantic City.
Seat, in the sec. XVII, of Swedish and Dutch allocations, was later occupied
by the British. In 1664 it was granted under concession to George Carteret, then
in 1682 it was purchased by W. Penn. From 1702 it became a crown colony. During
the war of independence it was the scene of important battles, including that of
Princeton (January 3, 1777). During the work for the drafting of the Federal
Constitution, its representatives defended the rights of small states, proposing
a unicameral Parliament in which each state had only one representative (New
Jersey Plan), a principle that left its mark in the constitutional
provision and composition of the Senate. At first federalist, after the decline
of this party it passed to the Democrats. In the sec. XX Republicans and
Democrats alternated in power with a certain prevalence of the former.
- Below you will see top cities in New Jersey. Visit allcitypopulation to find more major cities and towns in New Jersey listed by population.
City (40,200 residents) of southeastern New Jersey (USA), 95 km SE of
Philadelphia, to which it is connected by road and rail. Located on the Atlantic
coast, on a sandy bar (Absecon Beach), it is a climatic and seaside resort and a
commercial, industrial and fishing center. Air-naval base.
City (61,500 residents) of the state of New Jersey (USA), on the western
outskirts of Newark. Mechanical, metallurgical, electrical engineering, rubber,
clothing, paper and chemical industries. From 1692 to 1852, Camptown.
Bayonne (New Jersey)
City (65,000 residents) of New Jersey (USA), on the southwestern outskirts
of Jersey City, on the peninsula that separates Newark Bay from the Upper Bay
of New York, along which its port expands. It is home to the petrochemical,
manufacturing, chemical, mechanical, food, electrical and clothing industries
and shipyards of the U.S. Navy. Export of petroleum products.
City (58,000 residents) of the State of New Jersey (USA), 30 km NW of New
York, on the homonymous river (approx. 130 km). It is home to textile,
metalworking, electrical engineering and rubber industries.
Orange (New Jersey)
City (29,900 residents) of the state of New Jersey (USA), on the
northwestern outskirts of Newark. Textile, chemical, pharmaceutical,
electrotechnical, mechanical, food and building materials industries.
City (74,400 residents) of the State of New Jersey (USA), 10 km S of
Paterson, in the metropolitan area of New York. Mechanical, chemical,
pharmaceutical and textile industries.
Elizabeth (New Jersey)
City (110,149 residents in 1996) of the state of New Jersey (USA), 10 km
SSW of Newark, 20 m on the western shore of Newark Bay. Commercial port with
shipbuilding, mechanical (sewing machines, railway material, automotive parts),
chemical, pharmaceutical and textile industries.
Camden (New Jersey)
City (84,900 residents) of the state of New Jersey (USA), on the left of
the Delaware River, included in the southeastern section of the metropolitan
area of Philadelphia, to which it is connected by two bridges. Founded in 1681
on the initiative of a group of Quakers, for a century it was only a peasant
village; in 1773 it assumed the role of city. It is home to shipbuilding,
petrochemical, food, textile, clothing, chemical and electromechanical
industries. The Atlantic City railroad is headed by it.
City (150,270 residents in 1996) of the state of New Jersey (USA), 60 km NW
of New York, 30 m on the Passaic River. It is an important railway junction and
home to textile, chemical, mechanical, electrical engineering, rubber, plastics
and wood industries. Seton Hall University (1856).
City (229,039 residents in 1996; 555,000 residents metropolitan area) of
the State of New Jersey (USA), located in the western sector of the urban
agglomeration of New York, 20 m on a peninsula between the mouths of
the Hudson rivers and Hackensack, facing Manhattan, to which it is connected by
the Holland Tunnel. Important railway junction and active commercial port, it is
home to iron and steel, mechanical, electrical, chemical, petrochemical, food,
tobacco, clothing, cosmetics, building materials and publishing
industries. University. § Colonized by the Dutch, known as Powles Hook (by M.
Pauw, to whom it had been granted in 1630), it remained a small center for a
long time, until in 1804 it was bought by a consortium of New York lawyers, who
made it a town, which developed rapidly, from 1820 with the current name.
Newark (New Jersey)
City (267,823 residents in 1998) of the state of New Jersey (USA), 25 km W
of central New York, at the mouth of the Passaic River in Newark Bay. Main city
of New Jersey and active commercial port, it is an important insurance and
financial center, home to the food, tobacco, wood, tanning, clothing, chemical,
pharmaceutical, iron and steel, mechanical, electrotechnical, cosmetic,
celluloid industries. and photographic material. University. Airport. § Founded
in 1666 by Puritans from Connecticut, it developed rapidly, especially between
1850 and 1920, becoming an important industrial center. In the late 1960s it was
the scene of serious racial clashes.
City (84,494 residents, 1998 estimate) and capital of the state of New
Jersey (USA), 90 km SW of New York, 20 m on the left of
the Delaware River. Important river port and railway junction, it is home to
textile, metalworking and chemical industries.