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Facts About Maine

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  • Population of Maine in 2010: 1,328,361
  • Counties: 16
  • Land Area: 30,843 square miles
  • Length of Coastline: 3,500 miles
  • Lakes and Ponds: 6,000
  • Forest: 17 million acres
  • Persons per Square Mile: 43.1
  • Largest City: Portland
  • State Capital: Augusta
  • Statehood: Became the 23rd State on March 15, 1820

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The capitol city of Maine is Augusta, in Kennebec County. The capitol building is called the State House.