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Quick Facts: Maine
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Capital City: Augusta

Maine: Map and State Flag

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Nickname: Pine Tree State
Motto: Dirigo (I direct)
Statehood: March 15, 1820 (23th)
Origin of State's Name: Probably a reference to the state region being a mainland, different from its many surrounding islands.
Largest Cities: Portland, Lewiston, Bangor, Auburn, South Portland
Border State: New Hampshire
Land Area: 30,865 sq. mi.; 39th largest
State Bird: Chickadee
State Flower: White pine cone and tassel (pinus strobus, linnaeus)
State Tree: Eastern White Pine
State Song: State Song of Maine
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U.S. Senate: 112th Congress

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