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Delaware MapDelaware is one of the Middle Atlantic states situated almost entirely on north eastern part of the Delmarva Peninsula, at the northern end of the Atlantic Coastal Plain. Bounded to the east by New Jersey across the Delaware River and the Delaware Bay, and by the Atlantic Ocean, to the west by Maryland along the Mason–Dixon line, in south by Maryland again, and there is a short border with Pennsylvania in north, formed by the so called Twelve-Mile Circle.
Delaware was one of the 13 original colonies that have gotten rid of the rule of the English Crown and later formed the United States. Delaware was the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution and so earned its name as the First State. The state was named in honor of Lord De La Warr, an English politician and governor of the Virginia Colony.
Delaware is the second smallest state in the US after Rhode Island, with an area of 6,446 km² (2,489 sq mi) it would fit into Belgium almost five times.
Delaware's landscape is mostly boring flat, the highest point (about 460 ft, or 140 m) of the state is situated in a mobile home park, close to the official benchmark monument of the Ebright Azimuth. Major rivers are Delaware River, Mispillion River, and Nanticoke River.
According to U.S. Census Bureau Delaware has a population of 946,000 people, it is the sixth most densely populated state in the US. Capital and second largest city of D is Dover with a population of about 37.000 citizens, about 162,000 live in the metropolitan area.
The detailed map shows the US state of Delaware with boundaries, the state capital Dover, major cities and populated places, streams and lakes, interstate highways, principal highways, and railroads.
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Reference Map of Delaware.
Map is based on a state map of The National Atlas of the USA.
|Cities in Delaware
Map shows the location of following cities and towns in Delaware:
Largest city is Wilmington (71,000)
Cities with a population of more than 10,000:
Dover, Newark, Middletown, and Smyrna.
Other Delaware cities and towns:
Bethany Beach, Claymont, Georgetown, Lewes, Milford, New Castle, Rehoboth Beach, and Seaford.
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