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Delaware is a state in the northeastern United States. In 2015, it had 945,934 people.[1]

Dover is the state capital, and Wilmington is the largest city.

Geography[edit | edit source]

Delaware is bordered by Pennsylvania to the north, New Jersey to the northeast, Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and Maryland to the south and west. As part of the Delmarva Peninsula, its land is fairly flat, and much of its occupied by fields and small towns that date back to the colonial era.[2]

History[edit | edit source]

Delaware was one of the original 13 U.S. colonies, and the first official U.S. state.[3]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Delaware QuickFacts
  2. Student's Reference Atlas.
  3. U. S. History. Pearson.

Other websites[edit | edit source]

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