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Connecticut

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Capital
Hartford
Became a State
January 9, 1788 (5th)
Location
New England region of United States
Area
5,543 sq. miles (48th)
Population
3,405,565 (29th)
Major Cities
Hartford, Bridgeport, New Haven, New Canaan
Products
nursery stock (trees, shrubs, flowers), eggs, 
dairy products, cattle, tobacco
Climate
humid continental with seasonal extremes
Yearly Precipitation
averages 44 inches
Professional Sports Teams
no professional sports teams
Major Waterways
Connecticut River, Atlantic Ocean

Most Famous Citizens
Dean Acheson (statesman)
Ethan Allen (Revolutionary War general)
Benedict Arnold (Revolutionary War general)
P. T. Barnum (showman)
Katherine Hepburn (actress)
Benjamin Spock (pediatrician)
Harriet Beecher Stowe (author)
Noah Webster (lexicographer)

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robin
Mountain Laurel
Marine: Sperm Whale
Charter Oak
European Mantis

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