Updated at 2024-02-23
Newark is a hub city for sea and air transportation. The Newark Liberty International Airport was the first international airport in the Greater New York area. The Port Newark–Elizabeth Marine Terminal is one of the busiest marine terminals in the United States in terms of cargo throughput. Due to similar industrial backgrounds, Taoyuan City and Newark City became sister cities in 2021, becoming Taoyuan's first sister city on the east coast of the United States. The mug in the picture is a commemorative mug created for the signing ceremony.
Alliance Date: August 3, 2021
Area: 63 square kilometers
Population: Approx. 300,000 people
Main Industries/Features: Newark is the largest city in New Jersey and is known for its finance and insurance industries and ports. Port Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal is one of the largest seaports in the United States by throughput. Newark Liberty International Airport was the first international airport in the greater New York area.