Monday, 26 September 2011

New Hampshire






State Abbreviation: NH

State capital: Concord

State of the New England region of the northeastern United States of America.

Borders: New Hampshire is bordered by Canada on the north and by Massachusetts on the south. On the east, New Hampshire is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and Maine and on the west, New Hamsphire is bordered by Vermont.

Flag: The flag pictures the state seal on a deep blue field (background). The state seal has the ship "Raleigh" sailing near a large gray granite rock, in front of a yellow sun rising over blue water. The Raleigh was built to fight the British during the Revolutionary War. The scene is surrounded by the words, "SEAL OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE 1776," and yellow laurel leaves interspersed with nine yellow stars (since New Hampshire was the ninth state in the US). New Hampshire became a state in 1788.


State Motto: Live free or die

Important Cities: Manchester, Nashua, Concord, East Concord, Derry Village,

Dover, Rochester, Salem, Merrimack, Keene.

Alineación a la izquierdaState bird: Purple finch

State animal: White-tailed deer

State flower: Purple lilac

State insect: Ladybug

Major Rivers: Androscoggin River, Connecticut River, Merrimack River

Major Lake: Lake Winnipesaukee.





Sources:

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/states/newhampshire/

http://www.geonames.org/US/NH/largest-cities-in-new-hampshire.html

http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/nh_geography.htm

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