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Quick Facts: Delaware
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Capital City: Dover

Delaware: Map and State Flag

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Nickname: First State / Diamond State
Motto: Liberty and Independence
Statehood: Dec. 7, 1787 (1st)
Origin of State's Name: Named after Lord De La Warr, an early Virginia governor.
Largest Cities: Wilmington, Dover, Newark, Bethany, Milton
Border States: Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Land Area: 1,955 sq. mi.; 49th largest
State Bird: Blue Hen Chicken
State Flower: Peach Blossom
State Tree: American Holly (ilex opaca)
State Song: Our Delaware
E-mail your Congressperson: U.S. House: 112th Congress
U.S. Senate: 112th Congress

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