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Maryland . USA

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Capital - Annapolis

No. of Counties - 24

Population - 6,177,224

Area - 12,407 sq mi (32,133 km2) sqkm

Pop. Density - 632/sq mi (244/km2)

Median Household Income - $87,063

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About - Maryland

Here are some key facts about Maryland:

  1. Capital: Annapolis
  2. Largest City: Baltimore
  3. Statehood: Maryland became the 7th state to join the United States on April 28, 1788.
  4. Nickname: "The Old Line State" or "The Free State"
  5. Population: As of my last update, Maryland had a population of around 6 million people.
  6. Geography: Maryland is located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States and is bordered by Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and the District of Columbia.
  7. Landmarks: Maryland is home to many historical landmarks including Fort McHenry, where Francis Scott Key wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner," and the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis.
  8. Economy: Maryland has a diverse economy, with sectors such as biotechnology, aerospace, defense, and cybersecurity playing significant roles. It's also known for its fishing and crabbing industry, particularly in the Chesapeake Bay.
  9. Education: The state is home to several prestigious universities, including Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland, and Loyola University Maryland.
  10. Sports: Maryland has a strong sports culture, with teams like the Baltimore Ravens (NFL) and the Baltimore Orioles (MLB) representing the state.
  11. Government: Maryland has a governor-led government with the Governor's Mansion located in Annapolis. The state legislature is known as the Maryland General Assembly.
  12. Climate: Maryland experiences a variety of climates, ranging from humid subtropical in the southern part of the state to humid continental in the northern part, with hot summers and cool to cold winters.

These are just some of the key facts about Maryland, and there's plenty more to discover about its history, culture, and attractions.

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