Beautiful Newark
Newark is the largest city in New Jersey, located in the northeast of the state on the Passaic River. It is considered part of the New York metropolitan area, 8 miles from Manhattan. It is the 67th largest city in the United States, and its port is the largest on the east coast. It is also the location of the nation's largest number of cherry trees.

It was founded as a Puritan colony in 1666, by a group of settlers from New Haven

Today, Newark is known as one of the major cities of the east coast, recognized for its city skyline, downtown area, large airport, port, cherry blossom trees, and economy.

People Born in Newark

Whitney Houston

Newark in People's Lives

Natalie PortmanI traveled here in 2003 to film scenes of the movie Garden State

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