Facts about the state of Maine

State Flag :

State flower :

White Pine Cone and Tassle

State Bird :

Black caped Chickadee

State Tree :

White Pine


State Motto :

Dirigo 'I direct'

  • Augusta is Maine's capital.
  • Portland is the largest city.
  • Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable
  • The name Maine probably originated as the word used by English explorers to refer to the mainland; it may also be derived from the province and region of Maine in northwestern France.
  • Maine is nicknamed "the pine state".
  • Maine is the only state which only has borders with one other state

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