Capital City: Annapolis
Population (2019):5,928,814; Rank: 19 of 50 | Population Quick Facts
Admission to Statehood: April 28, 1788 (7th State)
State Motto: Fatti maschi, parole femmine (Italian) translates to Strong deeds, gentle words
State Nickname: The Old Line State
Origin of State Name: Named to honor Henrietta Maria, wife of England’s King Charles I
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Area Codes: 240, 301, 410, 443
Zip Codes: Maryland Zip Codes
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Flag: The Maryland flag contains the family crest of the Calvert and Crossland families. Maryland was founded as an English colony in 1634 by Cecil Calvert, the second Lord Baltimore. The black and Gold designs belong to the Calvert family. The red and white design belongs to the Crossland family. Flag adopted 1904. Get this Flag
Area: 12,407 sq.mi (32,134 sq.km.), 42nd
Land: 9,775 sq.mi. (25,317 sq.km.),
Water: 2,633 sq.mi. (6,819 sq.km.), 18th
Coastline: 31 mi. (50 km.), 20th
Shoreline: 3,190 mi. (5,134 km.), 9th
Highest Point: Backbone Mountain ; 3,360 feet, (1,024 m.) 32nd tallest
Lowest Point: Maryland; sea level, tied for 3rd lowest
Geographic Center: Prince Georges, 4.5 miles northwest of Davidsonville
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Absolute Center: 39°26.5’N / 77°22.3’W
Relative Center: Prince Georges, 4.5 miles northwest of Davidsonville
Governor: Larry Hogan (R)
Senators: Christopher Van Hollen, Jr. (D) Ben Cardin (D)
Constitution: Maryland’s Constitution
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Electoral College Votes: 10 Votes
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Agriculture: Seafood, poultry and eggs, dairy products, nursery stock, cattle, soybeans, corn.
Industry: Electric equipment, food processing, chemical products, printing and publishing, transportation equipment, machinery, primary metals, coal, tourism.