Maine

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State o Maine
État du Maine  (French)
Banner o Maine State seal o Maine
Banner Seal
Nickname(s): "The Pine Tree State"
"Vacationland"[1]
Motto(s): "Dirigo"
(Laitin for "I lead", "I guide", or "I direct")
Cairt o the Unitit States wi Maine heichlichtit
Offeecial leid None[2]
Spoken leids Inglis (92%), French (5%), Ither (3%)
Demonym Mainer[3]
Caipital Augusta
Lairgest ceety Portland
Lairgest metro Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
Aurie Ranked 39t
 • Tot 35,385 sq mi
(91,646 km2)
 • Width 210 miles (338 km)
 • Lenth 320 miles (515 km)
 • % watter 13.5
 • Latitude 42° 58′ N tae 47° 28′ N
 • Longitude 66° 57′ W tae 71° 5′ W
Population Ranked 42nt
 • Tot 1,329,328 (2015 est)[4]
 • Density 43.0/sq mi  (16.6/km2)
Ranked 38t
 • Median hoosehauld income $50,756[5] (40th)
Elevation
 • Heichest pynt Moont Katahdin[6][7][8]
5,270 ft (1606.4 m)
 • Mean 600 ft  (180 m)
 • Lawest pynt Atlantic Ocean[7]
sea level
Afore statehuid District o Maine (Massachusetts)
Admission to Union Mairch 15, 1820 (23rd)
Govrenor Paul LePage (R)
Preses o the Senate Michael Thibodeau (R)[9]
Legislatur Maine Legislatur
 • Upper hoose Senate
 • Lawer hoose Hoose o Representatives
U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R)
Angus King (I)
U.S. Hoose delegation Chellie Pingree (D)
Bruce Poliquin (R) (leet)
Time zone Eastern: UTC −5/−4
ISO 3166 US-ME
Abbreviations ME,
Wabsteid www.maine.gov

Maine is an American state.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Maine for Vacation". USA Today. Retrieved August 5, 2013. There's a reason it's called "Vacationland..." 
  2. "Maine History, Language and Culture". worldtravelguide.net. Retrieved 30 April 2015. 
  3. "Dictionary.com - definition of "Mainer"". Dictionary.com. Retrieved July 21, 2010. 
  4. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015" (CSV). U.S. Census Bureau. December 26, 2015. Retrieved December 26, 2015. 
  5. "Median Annual Household Income". The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Retrieved December 9, 2016. 
  6. "Katahdin 2". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Archived frae the oreeginal on October 15, 2011. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  8. Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
  9. In the event o a vacancy in the office o Governor, the Preses o the State Senate is first in line for succession.

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State govrenment

Coordinates: 45°30′N 69°00′W / 45.5°N 69°W / 45.5; -69