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State of Maryland
Banner o Maryland [[File:|85px||State seal o Maryland]]
Banner o Maryland Seal
Nickname(s): Auld Line State; Free State; Little Americae;[1]
America in Miniature[2]
Motto(s): Fatti maschii, parole femine
(Manly deeds, wummanly wirds)
Cairt o the United States wi Maryland heichlichtit
Offeecial leid Nane
Demonym Marylander
Caipital Annapolis
Lairgest ceety Baltimore
Lairgest metro Baltimore-Washington Metro Aurie
Aurie Ranked 42nt
 • Tot 12,407 sq mi
(32,133 km2)
 • Width 101 miles (163 km)
 • Lenth 249 miles (400 km)
 • % watter 21
 • Latitude 37° 53′ N to 39° 43′ N
 • Longitude 75° 03′ W to 79° 29′ W
Population Ranked 19t
 • Tot 5,828,289 (2011 est)[3]
 • Density 596/sq mi  (230/km2)
Ranked 5t
 • Median hoosehauld income $69,272[4] (1st)
Elevation
 • Heichest pynt Hoye-Crest[5][6]
3,360 ft (1024 m)
 • Mean 350 ft  (110 m)
 • Lawest pynt Atlantic Ocean[5]
sea level
Admission to Union 18 Aprile 1788 (7t)
Govrenor Martin O'Malley (D)
Lieutenant Governor Anthony G. Brown (D)
Legislatur General Assembly
 • Upper hoose Senate
 • Lawer hoose Hoose o Delegates
U.S. Senators Barbara Mikulski (D)
Ben Cardin (D)
U.S. Hoose delegation 6 Democrats, 2 Republican (leet)
Time zone Eastren: UTC-5/-4
ISO 3166 US-MD
Abbreviations MD,
Wabsteid www.maryland.gov

Maryland (Listeni/ˈmɛrɨlənd/)[7] is a U.S. state locatit in the Mid Atlantic region o the Unitit States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, an the District of Columbia tae its sooth an wast; Pennsylvania tae its north; an Delaware tae its east. Maryland wis the seivent state tae ratify the Unitit States Constitution, an three nicknames for it (the Auld Line State, the Free State, an the Chesapeake Bay State) are occasionally uised. Maryland is the 9t smawest state bi aurie, but the 19t maist populous an the 5t maist densely populatit o the 50 Unitit States. The state's maist populatit ceety is Baltimore. Its caipital is Annapolis. It wis namit efter Queen Henrietta Maria.

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  1. "Maryland's quality of life ranks high compared to other states". FindArticles.com. The Daily Record (Baltimore). December 11, 2004. Retrieved 2009-06-04. 
  2. "Maryland Facts". Maryland Office of Tourism. Retrieved June 2, 2009. 
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  5. 5.0 5.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  6. Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
  7. For those who distinguish them, Maryland is pronooncit as in merry /ˈmɛri/, no as in the name Mary /ˈmɛəri/. (Random House Dictionary)

Relatit information[eedit | eedit soorce]

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Precedit bi
Massachusetts
Leet o U.S. states bi date o statehuid
Ratifee'd Constitution on 28 Aprile 1788 (7th)
Succeedit bi
Sooth Carolina