The largest city in NJ, and the second largest city in the metropolitan New York area.
Newark’s Branch Brook Park is home to the country's largest collection of cherry blossom trees at about 4,300.
Surrounded by residential suburbs to the west (on the slope of the Watchung Mountains), the Passaic River and Newark Bay to the east, dense urban areas to the south and southwest, and suburbs and industrial areas to the north. 26 square miles.
Average high and low: 86 degrees in July; 23 degrees in January. Average precipitation per year: 48 inches of rain; 26 inches of snow.
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