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The U.S. state of Maryland, located on the Atlantic coast, is known
for its numerous waterways and coastal regions. The state's largest
city is Baltimore, which has a long history. The capital is
Maryland is also known as "Old Line State" or "Free
State". It was the 7th state out of 13 founding states to join the
Union. With an area of 6,447 square kilometers, Maryland is quite
small, but versatile. Visitors will find large metropolises here,
but also sleepy fishing villages and remote Appalachian
hills. Despite its small area, Maryland is one of the most densely
populated states in the United States.
- Area: 32,133 sq km
- Population: 3,773,552
- Abbreviation: MD
- Capital: Annapolis
- Local time: GMT -4
- Nickname: The Old Line State
The Maryland area is approximately 32,100 square kilometers and
is 105 meters above sea level. The largest estuary in the United
States is Cheasapeake Bay, which is surrounded by Maryland
and Virginia. The water surface is over 300 kilometers long. The
narrowest point with its 6.5 kilometers is Annapolis, the capital of
Around 20 percent of Maryland is covered with
water. Pennsylvania and Delaware and the Atlantic lie to the
north. Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, DC are in the south
and west. Here visitors encounter sandy shores and swamp areas
predominate in coastal areas. The Appalachian Mountains extend over
a length of 2,400 kilometers. They start in the Canadian province of
Quebac and end in Alabama.
Geographically located approximately in the middle of the east
coast, the state of Maryland has a strange shape. The densely
populated state with the Baltimore metropolitan area and some
suburbs of Washington DC offers some contrasts.
On the one hand urban life, on the other hand quiet Appalachian
villages and the deeply inland Chesapeake Bay with its
once rich oyster beds and high fish stocks, which unfortunately
unfortunately suffer from overfishing today. In Maryland you can
discover quiet fishing villages or hike through the hilly landscape
or visit the local metropolises. Because of its diversity, Maryland
is often called America in small format.
At 1,024 m, Hove Crest is the highest point on the
state territory that the narrowest point at Hancock (just 2
km). Here you can visit three states within a few
minutes: Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia. Somewhat larger than
Belgium, Maryland is one of the smaller U.S. states, and its motto
is also special because it is formulated in Italian: Fatti
Maschii parole femine, which roughly means that "male deeds and
female words" make the ideal combination.