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Quick Facts: Maryland
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Capital City: Annapolis

Maryland: Map and State Flag

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Nickname: Old Line State / Free State
Motto: Fatti Maschii Parole Femine
(Manly deeds, womanly words)
Statehood: April 28, 1788 (7th)
Origin of State's Name: Named to honor Henrietta Maria, wife of England's King Charles I.
Largest Cities: Baltimore, Columbia, Silver Spring, Dundalk, Wheaton-Glenmont, Ellicott City
Border States: Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia
Land Area: 9,775 sq. mi., 42nd largest
State Bird: Baltimore Oriole
State Flower: Black-Eyed Susan (rudbeckia hirta)
State Tree: White Oak
State Song: Maryland, My Maryland
E-mail your Congressperson: U.S. House: 112th Congress
U.S. Senate: 112th Congress

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