Capital City: Hartford
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Population (2019): 3,596,080; Rank: 29 of 50 | Population Quick Facts
Admission to Statehood: January 9, 1788 (5th State)
State Motto: Qui Transtulit Sustinet,” (He Who Transplanted Still Sustains)
State Nickname: Constitution State
Origin of State Name: From the Eastern Algonquin Indian word quinnitukqut meaning “at the long tidal river,” referring to the Connecticut River
Bordering States: The State of Connecticut has 3 neighbors namely, Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island |List of US Regions
Area Codes: 203, 475, 860
Zip Codes: Connecticut Zip Codes
Famous People: Find out all the information about the famous people born in Connecticut.
Flag: Connecticut Flag On a field of azure blue is an ornamental white shield with three grapevines, each bearing three bunches of purple grapes. The states motto “He who Transplanted Sustains Us” is displayed on a white ribbon. The vines stand for the first settlements of English people who began to move from Massachusetts in the 1630’s. These settlements were thought of as grape vines that had been transplanted. Flag adopted 1897.
Flower: Mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia)
Song: “Yankee Doodle” | Words by: Unknown | Music by: Unknown
Tree: White Oak (Quercus alba)
Quarter: Connecticut Quarter Reverse shows the famous Charter Oak tree that hid the charter won from Britain’s King Charles II in 1662. This charter established Connecticut’s boundaries and self-rule. In 1687, Captain Joseph Wadsworth saved the charter from the hands of the British, hiding it safely in this tree. The obverse features an image of George Washington.| List of State Quarters
Area: Area: 5,544 sq.mi (14,359 sq.km.), 48th
Land: 4,845 sq.mi. (12,549 sq.km.), 48th
Water: 698 sq.mi. (1,808 sq.km.), 37th
Shoreline: 618 mi. (995 km.), 18th
Largest Cities: Bridgeport | New Haven | Hartford | Stamford | Waterbury | Norwalk | New Britain | Meriden | Bristol
Highest Point: Mt. Frissell, on south slope ; 2,380 feet, (725 m), 36th tallest
Lowest Point: Where Connecticut borders Long Island Sound; sea level, tied for 3rd lowest
Geographic Center: Hartford, at East Berlin
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City Guide: Visit Connecticut City Guide for a look at geography, local history, architecture, and culture.
National Parks: Weir Farm National Historic Site and Appalachian National Scenic Trail
Absolute Center: 41°35.7’N / 72°42.4’W
Relative Center: Hartford, at East Berlin
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Governor: Ned Lamont (D) since 2019
Senators: Richard Blumenthal (D) 2010, Chris Murphy (D) 2013
Connecticut House: Members
Connecticut Senate: Members
Constitution: Connecticut’s Constitution , 5th State
Government Offices Directory: Find all information here at the Connecticut government offices directory
Electoral College Votes: 7 Votes
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Industry: Transportation equipment, machinery, electric equipment, fabricated metal products, chemical products, scientific instruments.
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