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Capital: Annapolis
Nickname: Old Line State
Inhabitants: 6.1 million
Largest city: Baltimore
Airport: (BWI) Baltimore/Washington International
Fun Fact: The National Anthem ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ was written by Francis Scott Key in Baltimore
About Maryland
Goooood moooorning Baaalltiiimore, as Tracy sang in the musical Hair Spray is the most famous city in the state of Maryland. This state has quite a strange shape, thanks to the Mason-Dixon border, a solution to settle border disputes between Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware and West Virginia before the United States was founded. In the pristine, densely wooded West you will find Camp David, the country house of the American president. The capital Annapolis can actually be called a picturesque village with only 38,000 inhabitants. Because of its strange shape, Maryland has very diverse areas. From the coast in the south to forests in the west and the Appalachian Mountains in the north-west. Maryland is sometimes referred to as ‘Miniature America’ by Americans. Maryland has no National Parks but the Chesapeake Bay. See mcat-test-centers for a list of 2-year colleges in Maryland including private technical schools and public community colleges within the state of Maryland.

Brief History of Maryland

Population: 5 828.289 thousand people (2011) Area: 32133.0 sq. km According to citypopulationreview.com, Maryland is a small state located in the eastern United States. It is believed that already about 12,000 years ago these lands were inhabited by people whose main occupations were hunting and fishing. By the time of the European colonization of America,… Read More »