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Capital: Dover
Nickname: The First State
Inhabitants: 990,000
Largest city: Bridgeport
Airport: (PHL) Philadelphia International
Fun Fact: It was America’s 1st state
About Delaware
Delaware is the second smallest state in the United States, only Rhode Island is smaller. It is also the least populous state in the country with only 990,000 inhabitants. What is it big in? Business, thanks in part to its favorable business law, more than 1 million companies are registered here. The state has a Dutch and Swedish colonial past and had a dubious role in the field of slavery. It rejected the abolition of slavery after the American Civil War and only ratified it 35 years later as America’s third last state. The capital Dover is more of a small, historic village with only 36,000 inhabitants. Rehoboth Beach is a favorite beach vacation destination. The state does not have a National Park but does have the First State National Historical Park, consisting of historic sites that played a role in the creation of the United States of America. Delaware does not have a major airport, Philadelphia International Airport (in the state of Pennsylvania) is the nearest airport. See mcat-test-centers for a list of 2-year colleges in Delaware including private technical schools and public community colleges within the state of Delaware.

Brief History of Delaware

Population: 907.135 thousand people (2011) Area: 6452.0 sq. km On the east coast of the United States is the state of Delaware, which in December 1787 was the first to ratify the country’s Constitution. As a result of this, thirteen of the country’s colonies were transformed into states. In the western part of the stateā€¦ Read More »