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Capital City: Trenton

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Nickname: Garden State
Motto: Liberty and Prosperity
Statehood: December 18, 1787 (3rd)
Origin of State's Name: Named for the Channel Island of Jersey in honor of Sir George Carteret, one of the two men to whom the land was given
Largest Cities: Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, Elizabeth, Trenton
Border States: Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania
Land Area: 7,419 sq. mi., 46th largest
State Bird: Eastern Goldfinch
State Flower: Violet (viola sororia)
State Tree: Red Oak (quercus borealis maxima)
State Song: None
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U.S. Senate: 112th Congress

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