< Facts about the state of Connecticut

Facts about the state of Connecticut

State Flag :

State flower :

Mountian Laural

State Bird :


State Tree :

White Oak


State Motto :

Qui transtulit susinet
He who transplanted still sustains

  • Hartford is the capital of Connecticut and the center of the state's largest metropolitan area.
  • Bridgeport is the state's largest city.
  • The name Connecticut is probably derived from a Native American word, Quinnehtukqut, meaning beside the long tidal river.
  • The state's official nickname, adopted in 1959, is the Constitution State, chosen to commemorate the colony's adoption in 1639 of the Fundamental Orders.

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