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Alabama State Flag

Alabama General Information

Sweet home Alabama, where the skies are so blue – there has never been a more beautiful declaration of love to the most typical southern state. The rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, one of the...

Alaska State Flag

Alaska General Information

GENERAL Alaska is the largest (about 20%) and northernmost state in the United States and the largest exclave in the world. Nickname Last Frontier Capital Juneau Biggest town Anchorage Area Rank (within the US):...

Arizona State Flag

Arizona General Information

GENERAL Arizona is a US state. The abbreviation used in postal codes is AZ. The capital of Arizona is Phoenix. Nicknames Grand Canyon State, Copper State Capital Phoenix Biggest town Phoenix Area Rank (within...

Arkansas State Flag

Arkansas General Information

GENERAL Arkansas is one of the southern states of the United States of America. The population in 2000 was 2,673,400. Arkansas was one of the states that upheld slavery and joined the United States...

Colorado State Flag

Colorado General Information

GENERAL Colorado is a state in the western part of the United States of America. The name Colorado comes from Spanish and means “reddish”. In 2000, Colorado had 4,301,261 residents. The postal. The abbreviation...

Connecticut State Flag

Connecticut General Information

GENERAL Connecticut is a US state and part of New England. The postal abbreviation is CT. Nickname The Constitution State Capital Hartford Biggest town Bridgeport Area Rank (within the US): 48th out of 50...

Delaware State Flag

Delaware General Information

GENERAL Delaware is a US state. Delaware is called the “First State” because it was here that the first of the 13 colonies ratified the American Constitution. The date of ratification is December 7,...

Florida State Flag

Florida General Information

GENERAL Florida is a state in the southeastern United States. It is known as the Sunshine State. “Florida” comes from Spanish and means “flowery”. The state was discovered by the Spanish explorers during the...

Georgia State Flag

Georgia General Information

“Georgia on my mind” – the song made famous by Ray Charles is a wonderful homage to Georgia, the state that unites everything that makes the “Deep South” so unique and attractive. You need...

Hawaii General Information

Hawaii General Information

Etiquette Men and women greet each other with a smile and a handshake. Good friends and family members hug when they haven’t seen each other in a while. It is not unusual for Americans...

Idaho General Information

Idaho General Information

GENERAL Idaho is a US state in the northwest of the United States. The capital is Boise. Nickname Gem State Capital Boise Biggest town Boise Area Rank (within the US): 14th out of 50...

Illinois General Information

Illinois General Information

GENERAL Illinois is a US state. It is located in the midwest and borders Lake Michigan in the north. The name comes from the Algonquin language and French and means land of warriors. Among...

Indiana State Flag

Indiana General Information

GENERAL Indiana means “the land of the Indians”. It is a US state, the capital is Indianapolis. The postal abbreviation of the state is IN. The residents of Indiana are called “Hoosier”. Nickname The...

Iowa State Flag

Iowa General Information

GENERAL Iowa is the 29th state in the United States. Senators: Chuck Grassley, R (through January 2005); Tom Harkin, D (until Jan. 2009) Nickname The Hawkeye State Capital Des Moines Biggest town Des Moines...

California State Flag

California General Information

GENERAL California (English California) is a US state in the western United States, bordering the Pacific Ocean, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona and the Mexican state of Baja California. The capital of California is Sacramento. The...

Kansas State Flag

Kansas General Information

GENERAL Kansas is a sparsely populated US state with a population of almost 2.7 million, located in the Midwest. The capital is Topeka. Its name is derived from the word Kansa and means “people...

Kentucky State Flag

Kentucky General Information

GENERAL Kentucky is counted to the southern states of the USA and joined the union as the 15th state. The name of the state of Kentucky comes from the Indian word of the Iroquois...

Louisiana State Flag

Louisiana General Information

The state of Louisiana is located in the southern United States and lies on the Gulf of Mexico. It is a rather small state and is bordered by its neighboring states Arkansas, Mississippi and...

Maine State Flag

Maine General Information

GENERAL Maine is a US state. It is probably named after the French landscape Maine, but perhaps the name is also a short form of Mainland (mainland). The postal abbreviation of the state is...

Maryland State Flag

Maryland General Information

GENERAL Maryland is a US state on the Atlantic coast, part of the Capital Region, with about 5.4 million residents on 25,316 kmĀ². Its capital since 1694 is Annapolis. Nickname Old Line State; Free...