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Delaware — visiting the First State

Delaware, USA
Delaware, USA
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State Name
Delaware  – State Abbr.: DE

Statehood
7-Dez-1787
– Statehood Ranking: 1

Land Area
1,954 sqaremiles  (5,061 qkm)
– Land Area Ranking: 49

Population
783,600
(2000; Census every 10 years)

Capital
Dover

Biggest City
Wilmington

Nicknames
The First State / The Diamond State / Blue Hen State / Small Wonder

Motto
Liberty and Independence

Highest Point
134 m / 440 ft (near Ebright Rd)

Lowest Point
Sea Level

Dayligh Saving Time: yes

Tree
American Holly (ilex opaca aiton)

Flower
Peach Blossom

Bird
Blue Hen chicken

Song
Our Delaware

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