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New Jersey

Country: United States

Area: 22,608 sq km

Population: 8.91 million (July, 2018)

Sister-city relations with Zhejiang established May 11, 1981


New Jersey is the fourth smallest US state by area. It is located next to New York, a global financial and trade center. Its gross domestic product in 2018 was $624.85 billion, 8th among all US states.

New Jersey boasts a strong manufacturing sector, particularly in the pharmaceutical industry. Of the top 20 US pharmaceutical companies, 12 are headquartered in New Jersey.