The state of New Jersey is bordered by New York to the north and east, Pennsylvania to the west, Delaware to the southwest and the Atlantic Ocean to the south and southeast. The state is located n the Middle and Northeastern Atlantic regions of the United States.
New Jersey and New York share a land border along the north but are separated by the Hudson River to the east. Philadelphia is separated from New Jersey by the Delaware River. Geographically, the state can be divided into four major regions: Piedmont, Atlantic Coastal Plain, Valley Region and New England Upland.
The state of New Jersey is ranked 47th in the United States in terms of size. Its state capital is Trenton, and its largest city is Newark.