Maine, which is shortly mentioned as ME, is one among the 50 states in the United States, situated in the northeastern area of the country. It is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean in the south and east, New Hampshire in the west, New Brunswick on the northeast and the Quebec provinces of Canada in the northwest. Maine is both the easternmost and the northernmost part of New England. The state is recognized for its landscape, the jagged, generally rock-strewn shoreline, the low, undulating mountains, profoundly forested interior, and charming waterways, including for its seafood, particularly clams and lobsters. Maine is the 41st most crowded state and the 39th most wide-ranging state among the 50 states in the United States.
Maine was the 23rd state admitted to the union on the 15th of March 1820. The total land area of Maine is 35,384 square miles, which offers the state an area rank of 39 out of the available 50 states in the United States. In addition, water surface occupies 4,543 square miles of the total area of the state within its boundaries. There are 16 counties in Maine among which the Knox County was the most recent county formed in the state, in the year 1860.
Consistent with 2010 United States Census information, the population of Maine was 1,274,923. Among the counties of the Maine State, the most populous county is the Cumberland County with the population of 281,674, and the Piscataquis County is ranked as the least populous county with the population of 17,535.
As of 2010, there are 4 State Electoral Votes in Maine. The State Quarter issue Date of Maine is June 2, 2003. “I lead” is the state motto of Maine.
Pine Tree State is the nickname of the state of Maine. The name of the state bird of Maine is the Chickadee. Eastern White pine is the state tree of Maine, and White Pine Cone is the state flower. Augusta is the state capital of Maine. Presque Isle is the biggest of all cities in Maine by population, and the Caribou County ranks first in total land area, too. The Biddeford City is the oldest city in Maine. The Maine State is served by a single area code, such as 207.
The current Maine state was the home of native people for thousands of years. During the encounter time of European, numerous Algonquian-tongue peoples occupied the state. The French were the earliest European settlement in Maine on Saint Croix Island in 1604. In the 1960s, many English settlements were time-honored along the coastline of Maine, even though the rough weather, deficiencies, and disagreement with the local working class caused countless people to be unsuccessful over the years.