More about New Jersey State
Topographic Regions Map of New Jersey.
The United States' fourth-smallest state occupies an area
of 22,608 km² (8,721 sq mi) 
, compared it is about the size of Belize
or half the size of Estonia
. Compared with other US states, New Jersey would fit into Texas
Despite its relatively small area New Jersey is ranked 11th in the population list of US states. The most densely populated state in the US is located at the center of the Northeast Megalopolis
(also known as the Boston–Washington Corridor), between Boston
and New York City
to the northeast, and Philadelphia
, and Washington, D.C.
, to the southwest. The most urbanized region in the United States has a population of over 50 million.
New Jersey's main rivers are the Delaware River, which defines the border with Pennsylvania, and the Hudson River, which forms a section of the border with New York state.
The highest point in the state is "High Point" with 549.6 m (1,803 ft) located in the northern corner of New Jersey.
Along the Atlantic coast, in the east of the state, is Jersey Shore
with its coastal cities and towns. It is a popular vacation region, famous for its beaches, barrier island, many boardwalks with arcades, rock and roll clubs, water and amusement parks. Over 40 communities cater to visitors from New Jersey, New York, and Philadelphia.