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New Hampshire

The 9th state in the USA, admitted on June 21, 1788.

Being one of the original thirteen states that founded the United States of America, as well as being the first state allowed to vote for the Declaration of Independence in 1776, New Hampshire is linked to rich political history. Home of the Portsmouth Naval Base where the Treaty of Portsmouth was signed, which ended the Russo-Japanese War in 1905. New Hampshire also houses wonderful scenery such as the White Mountain National Forest which is home to Mount Washington, the tallest mountain in the Northeastern United States.

Some facts about New Hampshire:

State Abbreviation: NH
Population: 1,316,470
Area: 9,350 square miles
State Nickname: The Granite State
State Motto: Live Free or Die
State Capital: Concord
Largest City: Manchester
Official Web Site: http://www.nh.gov/

 

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