Population 907,135
Total Area 2,489 square miles
Land Area 1,955 square miles
Water Area 535 square miles
Coastline 28 miles
Shoreline 381 miles
Highest Point 442 feet at Ebright Azimuth
Lowest Point Atlantic coast, sea level
Bordering States Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Area Code 302
Capital City Dover
Largest Cities Wilmington, Dover, Newark, Milford, Seaford,
Middletown, Smyrna, New Castle, Georgetown
Agriculture Poultry, nursery stock, soybeans, dairy products, corn
Industry Chemical products, food processing, manufacturing,
scientific instruments, printing/publishing
Statehood December 7, 1787
State Bird Blue Hen Chicken
State Flower Peach Blossom
State Motto Liberty and Independence
State Nicknames First State, Diamond State
State Song “Out Delaware”


Population 12,742,886
Total Area 46,058 square miles
Land Area 44,820 square miles
Water Area 1,239 square miles
Highest Point 3,213 feet (Mt. Davis)
Lowest Point Sea level (Delaware River)
Capital City Harrisburg
Border States Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio,
West Virginia
Largest Cities Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie,
Upper Darby Township, Reading, Scranton, Bethlehem,
Lower Merion Township, Lancaster
Area Codes 215, 267, 412, 484, 570, 610, 717, 724, 814, 878
Agriculture Dairy products, poultry, cattle, nursery stock, mushrooms,
hogs, hay
Industry Food processing, chemical products, machinery,
electric equipment, tourism
Statehood December 12, 1787
State Bird Ruffed Grouse
State Flower Mountain Laurel
State Motto Virtue, Liberty, and Independence
State Nickname Keystone State
State Tree Eastern Hemlock

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