Connecticut is located in the New England region of the United States. It is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern US. Map of Connecticut is the third smallest in the USA covering an area of 5,543 square miles. It is also the 29th most populous state with a population of 3,576,452 people. Connecticut shares its borders with the states of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New York. Long Island South, a tidal estuary of the Atlantic Ocean.
Largest Cities With Population
The largest city of Connecticut is Bridgeport with about 145,000 residents. The state capital and fourth-largest city are Hartford. New Haven is the second-largest city with a population of 129,779. Hartford, which is the capital of Connecticut, is the third-largest city of the state and comprised a population of 124,775, as per the 2010 census. Stamford and Waterbury are the fourth and fifth largest cities and comprised populations of 122,643, and 110,366 inhabitants, respectively.
Located in Fairfield County, Stamford is the fourth largest city in Connecticut, but may actually be the third-highest as its estimated population is very similar to the estimated population of Hartford.
One hundred miles west of Boston, Hartford is easy to visit. In addition to its world-class museums, this state capital boasts a wide variety of dining and shopping options. Plus, the beautiful 37-acre Bushnell Park is beloved by kids and adults alike, especially the carousel and unbeatable State Capitol Building views.
Located in Fairfield County, Bridgeport is the largest city in the state of Connecticut. It is situated in the southwestern part of the state, on the coast of the Long Island Sound.
Other Cities and Towns in Connecticut
Bristol, Canaan, Danbury, Greenwich, Groton, Hamden, Manchester, Meriden, Middletown, Milford, New Britain, New London, New Milford, Norwalk, Norwich, Old Lyme, Putnam, Storrs, Torrington, Trumbull, Willimantic, Windsor Locks, and Winsted.