Maine (4)

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Entered the Union: March 15, 1820 (23rd State)

Maine Capital City: Augusta

Lagest Cities in Maine: Portland, Lewiston, Bangor, South Portland, Auburn |Biddeford, Augusta, Saco, Westbrook, Scarborough

Bordering States: New Hampshire

Maine 2013 Population (Estimate): 1,328,302

Maine 2010 Population (Estimate): 1,328,361

Origin of State Name: First used to distinguish the mainland from the offshore islands. It has been considered a compliment to Henrietta Maria, queen of Charles I of England. She was said to have owned the province of Mayne in France.

State Motto: Dirigo (I lead)

Maine Nickname: Pine Tree State

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