Category: North America

Massachusetts State Flag

Massachusetts General Information

GENERAL Massachusetts is a state of the United States of America and part of New England. Nickname Bay State Capital Boston Biggest town Boston Area Rank (within the US): 44th out of 50 states...

Michigan State Flag

Michigan General Information

GENERAL Michigan is a state of the United States of America. Michigan is known as the birthplace of the automotive industry, but it also has a large tourism industry. Destinations like Traverse City, Mackinac...

Minnesota General Information

Minnesota General Information

GENERAL Minnesota (abbreviation: MN or Minn.) Is the 32nd state of the USA and is located in the north of the country on the border with Canada. The name comes from the Dakota Sioux...

Mississippi State Flag

Mississippi General Information

The state of Mississippi is located in the southern United States and lies on an underflow of the Mississippi River. The Mississippi, or “Ol ‘Man River”, is the most important river in the entire...

Missouri State Flag

Missouri General Information

GENERAL The state of Missouri was named after the Missouri River and the indigenous people of the same name belonging to the Sioux language family. Missouri means “city of great canoes”. Missouri is a...

Montana State Flag

Montana General Information

GENERAL Montana is a state in the northwestern United States. The name Montana is probably derived from the Spanish word “montaña” but perhaps also from the Latin “montaanus” (both in German: mountain, mountainous, mountainous)....

Nebraska State Flag

Nebraska General Information

GENERAL Nebraska is a US state in the Midwestern United States of America. The name Nebraska comes from an Indian word meaning shallow water. The name comes from the Platte River, which flows through...

Nevada State Flag

Nevada General Information

GENERAL Nevada is in the western United States. The state is nicknamed The Silver State. The population in 2003 was 2,241,154. The name “Nevada” comes from the Spanish adjective meaning “snowy”. The snow-covered mountains...

New Hampshire State Flag

New Hampshire General Information

GENERAL New Hampshire is a US state in New England. New Hampshire is one of the first 13 states (admitted to the Union in 1788) and was named after the English county of Hampshire....

North Dakota State Flag

North Dakota General Information

GENERAL North Dakota (ND) is a US state. North Dakota is located in the north of the USA, on the Canadian border. Nickname Peace Garden State, Roughrider State, Flickertail State Capital Bismarck Biggest town...

New Jersey State Flag

New Jersey General Information

GENERAL New Jersey is a state in the United States of America (USA). New Jersey borders New York to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Delaware to the south and Pennsylvania to...

New Mexico State Flag

New Mexico General Information

GENERAL New Mexico is a state in the southwest of the United States. The name comes from the Spanish conquerors who used it to designate the land west and north of the Rio Grande....

New York State Flag

New York General Information

GENERAL New York is a state in the northeastern United States. Nickname Empire State Capital Albany Biggest town New York City Area Rank (within the US): 27th out of 50 states Total: 141,205 km²...

North Carolina State Flag

North Carolina General Information

The state of North Carolina is located in the southeastern United States and lies on the Atlantic coast. The capital of North Carolina has been Raleigh since 1792. The state is located in southern...

Ohio State Flag

Ohio General Information

GENERAL Ohio is a state of the United States of America (USA) located in the northeast of the state. Nickname Buckeye State (Chestnut State) Capital Columbus Biggest town Columbus Area Rank (within the US):...

Oklahoma State Flag

Oklahoma General Information

GENERAL Oklahoma is a US state in the central southern United States, north of Texas. The word Oklahoma comes from the Choctaw language: “okla”, the human being and “humma”, red. The capital of Oklahoma...

Oregon State Flag

Oregon General Information

GENERAL Oregon is a state in the western United States on the Pacific Ocean bordering California, Washington, Idaho, and Nevada. Nickname Beaver State Capital Salem Biggest town Portland Area Rank (within the US): 9th...

Pennsylvania State Flag

Pennsylvania General Information

GENERAL Pennsylvania or German Pennsylvania (Latin for “Penns Woodland”), official name “Commonwealth of Pennsylvania”, is a federal state in the east of the USA named after William Penn. It is bordered to the east...

Rhode Island State Flag

Rhode Island General Information

GENERAL Rhode Island is the smallest state in the United States in terms of area. The official name of Rhode Island is State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. Nickname The Ocean State Capital...

South Carolina State Flag

South Carolina General Information

The state of South Carolina is located in the southeastern United States and lies on the Atlantic Ocean. It is bordered by the neighboring states of North Carolina and Georgia. South Carolina, like North...