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pointed name: The Constitution State; Nutmeg State
capital: Hard Ford
largest city: Bridgeport
rank (within the USA): 48
altogether: 14,371 km ²
country: 12,559 km ²
water (%): 1,809 km ² (12.6%)
Rank (within the USA): 29
altogether (2004): 3.503.604
density: 244 E./km ²
member state
place: 5
since: 9. January 1788
time belt: Eastern: UTC 5-4
degree of latitude: 48°58'N to 42°3'N
degree of longitude: 71°47'W to 73°44'W
broad: 113 km
length: 177 km
highest situation: 725 m
average situation: 152 m
deepest situation: 0 m
governor: Mary Jodi Rell
postal: CT
ISO 3166-2: US-CT

Connecticut [kəˈnɛtɪkət], from mohikan. quinnehtukqut (= long river (of tides)), is a Federal State of the USA and is some of new England. The postal abbreviation is CT.

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the third-smallest Federal State of the USA work on map, is in the NO of the USA because of the Atlantic ocean. The state of the largest river of new England is flowed through: the Connecticut River. 56%-63% of the land surface are covered with forest,otherwise mark hills, lakes and levels (inclusively 16 km broad coastal plain) the country. Connecticut borders in the north on Massachusetts, in the east on Rhode Island, in the south on the Long Iceland sound and in the west on New York. A part of the Appalachen forms the highest collections (Mount Fissel 725 m) of the state.


Connecticut has 3.483.372 inhabitants (conditions: 2003). 77.5% of the population are white ones (under it 9,9% alsoGerman ancestors), 9.4% Hispanics, 9.1% black and Afro American, 2.4% Asian. In Connecticut still 6,000 Indians live. The population of Connecticut is considered as the ursprünglichste embodiment of the Yankee.

There are 1.301.670 households.

Connecticut has the highestPro-Kopf-Einkommen in the USA. 2002 were it about 38.450 US Dollar.

Largest cities (inhabitant 1. July 2004)

see also: List of the cities in Connecticut.

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is cultivated in Connecticut predominantly grain, potatoes, tobacco, corn and oats. In the state usual cattle breeding is operated.

Connecticut is much a industrieller state, among other things there aircraft engines , machines , metal goods , become textilesand different chemical products manufactured. Allegedly there also the frisbee was invented - disk.


see also: List of the governors von Connecticut.

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