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New Hampshire Facts

Admission to Statehood:    June 21, 1788
Agriculture:    Dairy products, nursery stock, cattle, apples, eggs.
Area:   9,351 sq.mi total, (46th) - Land 8,969 sq. mi., (44th) Water 382 sq.mi., (45th)
Area Code:   603
Bird:   Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus)
Border States:   Maine, Massachusetts & Vermont and the Province of Quebec
Constitution:   9th State
Flag:   The state flag shall be of the following color and design: The body or field shall be blue and shall bear upon its center in suitable proportion and colors a representation of the state seal. The seal shall be surrounded by a wreath of laurel leaves with nine stars interspersed.

Flower:   Purple lilac (Syringa vulgaris)
Geographic Center:   Belknap, 3 miles east of Ashland
Governor:   Maggie Hassan (D)
Highest Point:   Mt. Washington; 6,288 feet, (18th)
Industry:   Machinery, electric equipment, rubber and plastic products, timber & tourism.
Largest Cities:    Manchester, Nashua, Concord, Derry, Rochester, Salem, Dover, Merrimack, Londonderry & Hudson
Lowest Point:   Atlantic coast; sea level
Motto:   Live free or die
Nickname:   Granite State
Population:   1,320,718; (41st), (2012 Estimate)
Song:   Old New Hampshire
Tree:   White birch (Betula papyrifera)

 

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