A new recognition of the
United States of America

Fifty States
(with official state website, capital, nickname, & population):

StateCapitalNickname Population (1)
AlabamaMontgomeryYellowhammer state4,530,000
AlaskaJuneauThe last frontier655,000
ArizonaPhoenixThe grand canyon state5,744,000
ArkansasLittle RockThe natural state2,753,000
CaliforniaSacramentoThe golden state35,894,000
ColoradoDenverThe centennial state4,601,000
ConnecticutHartfordThe constitution state3,504,000
DelawareDoverThe first state830,000
FloridaTallahasseeThe sunshine state16,397,000
GeorgiaAtlantaThe peach state8,829,000
HawaiiHonoluluThe aloha state1,263,000
IdahoBoiseThe gem state1,393,000
IllinoisSpringfieldLand of Lincoln12,714,000
IndianaIndianapolisThe hoosier state6,328,000
IowaDes MoinesThe hawkeye state2,954,000
KansasTopekaThe sunflower state2,736,000
KentuckyFrankfortThe bluegrass state4,146,000
LouisianaBaton RougeThe pelican state4,516,000
MaineAugustaThe pine tree state1,317,000
MarylandAnnapolisThe old line state5,558,000
MassachusettsBostonThe bay state6,417,000
MichiganLansingThe great lakes state10,113,000
MinnesotaSt. paulThe north star state5,101,000
MississippiJacksonThe magnolia state2,903,000
MissouriJefferson CityThe show me state5,755,000
MontanaHelenaThe treasure state927,000
NebraskaLincolnThe cornhusker state1,747,000
NevadaCarson CityThe silver state2,335,000
New Hampshire ConcordThe granite state1,300,000
New JerseyTrentonThe garden state8,699,000
New MexicoSanta FeThe land of enchantment1,903,000
New YorkAlbanyThe empire state19,227,000
North CarolinaRaleighThe tar heel state8,541,000
North DakotaBismarckThe peace garden state634,000
OhioColumbusThe buckeye state11,459,000
OklahomaOklahoma CityThe sooner state3,524,000
OregonSalemThe beaver state3,595,000
PennsylvaniaHarrisburgThe keystone state12,406,000
Rhode IslandProvidenceThe ocean state1,081,000
South CarolinaColumbiaThe palmetto state4,198,000
South DakotaPierreMount rushmore state771,000
TennesseeNashvilleThe volunteer state5,901,000
TexasAustinThe lone star22,490,000
UtahSalt Lake CityThe beehive state2,389,000
VermontMontpelierThe green mountain state621,000
VirginiaRichmondThe old dominion state7,460,000
WashingtonOlympiaThe evergreen state6,204,000
West VirginiaCharlestonThe mountian state1,815,000
WisconsinMadisonThe badger state5,509,000
WyomingCheyenneThe equality or cowboy state507,000
District of Columbia(is not a state) 554,000
(1) Source: US Census Bureau (estimates for July 2004)

Major Insular Areas (unincorporated territories):

Original      New
American Samoa American Samoa
Guam Guam
Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands Virgin Islands
     Taiwan cession

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