Postal abbreviation – ME
Capital – Augusta
Area – 35,384.65 [39th largest in the US]
Population as of census 2010 – 1,328,361 [41st largest in the US]
Population density per square mile – 43.1 [39th largest in the US]
Area codes – 207
Zip codes – 03901 - 04992
Number of counties – 16
State nickname – Pine Tree State
State motto – "Dirigo" - I direct
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-Eastport is the most eastern city in the United States.
-Maine is the only state in the United States with a one syllable name.
-Maine is the only state that shares a border with only one other state.
-Nearly 90% [approx 40 millions pounds] of the USA's lobster supply is caught off the coast of Maine.
-Maine produces 99% of all the blueberries and 90% of the toothpicks in the USA.
-Acadia National Park is the second most visited national park in the United States.
-Author Steven King is a resident of Bangor.
-Maine's coastline has so many deep harbors it is thought all the navies in the world could anchor in them.
University of Maine School of Law