The U.S. postal abbreviation for the state of New Jersey is NJ.
The state is named after the island of Jersey in the English Channel.
Population of New Jersey is 8,791,894 according to 2010 census.
The northern third of the state lies within the Appalachian Highland region. Southeast of the Highlands lie the Triassic lowlands or piedmont plains, extending from the north-eastern border to Trenton , the New Jersey state capital and encompassing every major city of the state except Camden and Atlantic City .
East of Newark , the largest city and Hackensack acres of tidal marshes have been converted to industrial, office and commercial use.
New Jersey is in the Eastern Time Zone in the United States of America (USA). Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-5).
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