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State of Delaware
Flag of Delaware State seal of Delaware
Flag Èdìdí
Ìlàjẹ́: The First State; The Small Wonder;
Blue Hen State; The Diamond State
Motto(s): Liberty and Independence
Map of the United States with Delaware highlighted
Orúkọaráàlú Delawarean
Olúìlú Dover
Ìlú atóbijùlọ Wilmington
Àlà  Ipò 49th ní U.S.
 - Total 2,490 sq mi
(6,452 km2)
 - Width 30 miles (48 km)
 - Length 96 miles (154 km)
 - % water 21.5
 - Latitude 38° 27′ N to 39° 50′ N
 - Longitude 75° 3′ W to 75° 47′ W
Iyeèrò  Ipò 45th ní U.S.
 - Total 873,092 (2008 est.)[1]
783,600 (2000)
Density 442.6/sq mi  (170.87/km2)
Ranked 6th in the U.S.
 - Median income  $50,152 (12th)
Elevation  
 - Highest point near Ebright Azimuth[2]
447.85[2] ft (136.5 m)
 - Mean 59 ft  (18 m)
 - Lowest point Atlantic Ocean[3]
sea level
Admission to Union  December 7, 1787 (1st)
Gómìnà John C. Carney (D)
Ìgbákejì Gómìnà Bethany Hall-Long (D)
Legislature {{{Legislature}}}
 - Upper house {{{Upperhouse}}}
 - Lower house {{{Lowerhouse}}}
U.S. Senators Thomas R. Carper (D)
Chris Coons (D)
U.S. House delegation Michael Castle (R) (list)
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Abbreviations DE Del. US-DE
Website delaware.gov
Delaware State Symbols
Flag of Delaware.svg
The flag of Delaware.

Animate insignia
Bird Blue Hen Chicken
Butterfly Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Fish Weakfish
Flower Peach blossom
Insect Ladybug
Tree American Holly

Inanimate insignia
Beverage Milk
Colors Colonial Blue, Buff
Fossil Belemnite
Mineral Sillimanite
Slogan(s) It's Good Being First
Soil Greenwich
Song(s) Our Delaware

Route marker(s)
Delaware Route Marker

State Quarter
Quarter of Delaware
Released in 1999

Lists of United States state insignia


Itokasi[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

  1. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2008". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2009-01-30. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Schenck, William S., Highest Point in Delaware, Delaware Geological Survey, retrieved 2008-07-23 
  3. "Elevations and Distances in the United States". U.S Geological Survey. 29 April 2005. Retrieved November 3 2006.  Unknown parameter |dateformat= ignored (help); Check date values in: |access-date= (help)