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Maryland was the 7th state in the USA; it became a state on April 28,1788.
State Abbreviation - MD
State Capital - Annapolis
Largest City - Baltimore
Area - 12,407 square miles [Maryland is the 42nd biggest state in the USA]
Population - 5,296,486 (as of 2000) [Maryland is the 19th most populous state in the USA]
Name for Residents - Marylanders
Major Industries - farming (corn, soybeans, tobacco, poultry and dairy products), mining (coal), steel products, communications equipment, fishing (crabs and oysters), government services
Major Rivers - Potomac River, Patapsco River, Patuxent River, Susquehanna River
Major Lakes - Lake Oakland, Deep Creek Lake, Prettyboy Reservoir, Loch Raven Reservoir
Highest Point - Backbone Mountain - 3,360 feet (1,024 m) above sea level
Bordering States - Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia [and Washington, District of Columbia]
Bordering Bodies of Water - Chesapeake Bay, Atlantic Ocean
Origin of the Name Maryland - Maryland was named to honor the Queen consort Henrietta Maria (1609-1669), the wife of Britain's King Charles I
State Nickname - Old Line State
State Motto - "Fatti Maschii, Parole Femine" Manly Deeds, Womanly Words
State Song - Maryland, My Maryland
Dinosaur Fossils Found in Maryland - Astrodon, Pleurocoelus, Priconodon