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New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States. Its capital is Trenton, and its largest city is Newark; its population is about 9,006,000, and its area is 8,723 mi².

The New Jersey flag is a pale orange-brown field with a state coat of arms in the middle. There is a horse head in the coat of arms; below is a helmet showing that New Jersey governs itself. A shield with three plows beneath them represents the agricultural tradition. And the goddess on both sides of the shield symbolizes freedom and prosperity. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 2:3, and the flag was adopted in 1896.

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