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April 21, 2020
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Located in North America,USA- the United States of America, is a federal republic made up of 50 states. 48 of these states make up the landmass between Mexico and Canada, while Alaska is separated from the US by Canada and Hawaii is located in the mid-Pacific. The US mainland covers 2,959,064 square miles (7,663,941 km2) and is home to the third-largest population in the world. From the Atlantic to the Pacific, the 50 states of mainland America can be grouped into 11 regions including New England, Mid-Atlantic, the South, Florida, the Midwest, Texas, Great Plains, Rocky Mountains, Southwest, California and the Pacific Northwest.

The region of New England is comprised of the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Vermont and is steeped in American history, home to rugged mountains, winter snowfall, fantastic seafood, gables churches and some of the country’s oldest towns.

The Mid-Atlantic is comprised of the states of Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, New Jersey and Maryland as well as the federal district of Washington, D.C. and is renowned for its rolling mountains, historic sites, enclaves of American history, seaside resorts, valleys and Pine Barrens as well as a cosmopolitan range of cities.

The South is home to the states of Arkansas, Alabama, Kentucky, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, North and South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia and Tennessee and is known for its hospitality, blues, rock ‘n’ roll, jazz, country music, downhome cooking, religion, swamps, plantations and mountains. The state of Florida is a region unto itself and is known for its sandy beaches, Everglades, retirement communities and the tropical Caribbean-style city of Miami.

In the Midwest, the states of Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Missouri and Ohio are famous for their charming towns, farmland, forests and of course the Great Lakes.

The state of Texas is also a region unto itself and is known for its cattle-ranching as well as mountain and desert terrain, southeastern swamplands and Spanish and Mexican influences.

The Great Plains region features the states of North and South Dakota, Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma which offer stunning vast landscapes that begin with forests that give way to prairies, High Plains and expansive shortgrass prairies that hark back to the early frontier days. The Rocky Mountains region home to Colorado, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming is known for its snow-capped rugged mountains and as a great place to hike, raft and snow ski.

The Southwest features the states of Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Utah and us home to amazing natural attractions including Death Valley, the Grand Canyon and Red Rock Canyon and is influenced by Mexican and Spanish culture.

California too is a region in itself and offers everything from famous cities to deserts, snowy mountains, rainforests and beautiful beaches and is also influenced by Spanish and Mexican culture.

Finally, the Pacific Northwest is home to Oregon and Washington and is an excellent mix of cosmopolitan cities and outdoor pursuits featuring picturesque coastlines, deserts, volcanoes, mountains and even rainforests.

List of All States of America

statecodepopulation*capitallargest citynickname of the state
AlabamaAL4,447,100MontgomeryBirminghamYellowhammer State; The Cotton State; The Heart of Dixie
AlaskaAK626,932JuneauAnchorageThe Last Frontier or Land of the Midnight Sun
ArizonaAZ5,130,632PhoenixGrand Canyon State
ArkansasAR2,673,400Little RockThe Natural State
CaliforniaCA33,871,648SacramentoLos AngelesGolden State
ColoradoCO4,301,261DenverCentennial State
ConnecticutCT3,405,565HartfordBridgeportConstitution State; Nutmeg State
DelawareDE783,600DoverWilmingtonDiamond State; First State; Small Wonder
FloridaFL15,982,378TallahasseeJacksonvilleSunshine State
GeorgiaGA8,186,453AtlantaPeach State; Empire State of the South
HawaiiHI1,211,537HonoluluAloha State
IdahoID1,293,953BoiseGem State
IllinoisIL12,419,293SpringfieldChicagoPrairie State
IndianaIN6,080,485IndianapolisHoosier State
IowaIA2,926,324Des MoinesHawkeye State
KansasKS2,688,418TopekaWichitaSunflower State; Jayhawk State
KentuckyKY4,041,769FrankfortLexingtonBluegrass State
LouisianaLA4,468,976Baton RougeNew OrleansPelican State
MaineME1,274,923AugustaPortlandPine Tree State
MarylandMD5,296,486AnnapolisBaltimoreFree State; Old Line State
MassachusettsMA6,349,097BostonBay State; Old Colony State
MichiganMI9,938,444LansingDetroitWolverine State; Great Lakes State
MinnesotaMN4,919,479St. PaulMinneapolisNorth Star State; Gopher State; Land of 10,000 Lakes
MississippiMS2,844,658JacksonMagnolia State
MissouriMO5,595,211Jefferson CityKansas CityShow-me State
MontanaMT902,195HelenaBillingsTreasure State
NebraskaNE1,711,263LincolnOmahaCornhusker State; Beef State
NevadaNV1,998,257Carson CityLas VegasSagebrush State; Silver State; Battle Born State
New HampshireNH1,235,786ConcordManchesterGranite State
New JerseyNJ8,414,350TrentonNewarkGarden State
New MexicoNM1,819,046Santa FeAlbuquerqueLand of Enchantment
New YorkNY18,976,457AlbanyNew York CityEmpire State
North CarolinaNC8,049,313RaleighCharlotteTar Heel State
North DakotaND642,200BismarckFargoSioux State; Flickertail State; Peace Garden State; Rough Rider State
OhioOH11,353,140ColumbusBuckeye State
OklahomaOK3,450,654Oklahoma CitySooner State
OregonOR3,421,399SalemPortlandBeaver State
PennsylvaniaPA12,281,054HarrisburgPhiladelphiaKeystone State
Rhode IslandRI1,048,319ProvidenceThe Ocean State
South CarolinaSC4,012,012ColumbiaPalmetto State
South DakotaSD754,844PierreSioux FallsMount Rushmore State; Coyote State
TennesseeTN5,689,283NashvilleMemphisVolunteer State
TexasTX20,851,820AustinHoustonLone Star State
UtahUT2,233,169Salt Lake CityBeehive State
VermontVT608,827MontpelierBurlingtonGreen Mountain State
VirginiaVA7,078,515RichmondVirginia BeachThe Old Dominion; Mother of Presidents
WashingtonWA5,894,121OlympiaSeattleEvergreen State
West VirginiaWV1,808,344CharlestonMountain State
WisconsinWI5,363,675MadisonMilwaukeeBadger State
WyomingWY493,782CheyenneEquality State

Note: All the date shared in post has been collected from different sources like google etc. The original data may vary.

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