Maryland is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States. Map of Maryland shares border with Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia to its south and west, Pennsylvania to its north, and Delaware and the Atlantic Ocean to its east. It is one of the smallest states of the United States with an area of 12,407 square miles. Maryland has a population of 6 million people (in 2019) making it the 19th most populated state of the country.
Native American Indians inhabited this land called Maryland For many centuries. It was one of the original Thirteen Colonies of Great Britain. It was chartered as a colony in 1632. During the American Revolution, Maryland one of the thirteen colonies that revolted against the rule of the British. The state was the 17th state to be admitted to the Union on April 28, 1788. Annapolis is the state capital of Maryland.
- Capital City: Annapolis (pop.) 36,603 (2011 est.)
- Maryland Population: 5,884,563 (2012 est.) (19th)
- Currency: U.S. Dollar
- Language: English, others
- Largest Cities: (by population) Baltimore, Columbia, Silver Spring, Dundalk, Wheaton-Glenmont, Ellicott City
- Name: Named for Queen Henrietta Maria, the wife of King Charles I of England
- Statehood: April 28, 1788 (7th state)
- Capital: Annapolis
- Largest City: Baltimore
- Largest Metro: Baltimore-Washington Metro Area
Political Map of Maryland
Maryland is located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Political Map of Maryland shares borders with Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Washington, D.C. The Potomac River creates most of its border with West Virginia and Virginia in the west. Maryland has twenty-three counties.
Sixteen counties and city of Baltimore border the tidal waters of the Chesapeake Bay estuary creating a total more than 4,000 miles of shoreline. The capital of Maryland is Annapolis. Maryland accepts the US Constitution on 28 April 1788.
County Map of Maryland
Maryland has twenty-four counties and independent cities. The counties are governed by their county seats whereas the independent cities do not fall into the jurisdiction of any county. independent cities are administered independently. Garrett County is the Newest one in the County Map of Maryland.
Geography Map of Maryland
Maryland is located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Geography Map of Maryland shares border with Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia to its south and west, Pennsylvania to its north, and Delaware and the Atlantic Ocean to its east. It is one of the smallest states of the United States with an area of 12,407 square miles.
The Chesapeake Bay dominated the eastern half of Maryland. Numerous coves, creeks, salt marshes, and small islands seem everywhere. Some major mountains in the state are Sugarloaf Mountain, Maryland Heights, South Mountain, Sliding Hill, Backbone Mountain. Major rivers are the Patapsco, the Patuxent, the Susquehanna, and the Potomac River. Maryland’s largest lake is the Deep Creek Lake with a 111 km (69 mi) long shoreline.
- Land Area: (land) 7,141 sq miles (water) 2,633 sq miles (TOTAL) 9,774 sq miles
- Bordering States: (4) Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Delaware
- Counties: (24) Map
- County: (largest by population) Montgomery 876,622
- Lowest Point: the Atlantic Ocean, 0 ft.
- Mean Elevation: 348 ft.
Transportation Map of Maryland
The Maryland Department of Transportation controlled the Transportation Map of Maryland. Maryland’s Interstate highways are Interstate 95 (I-95), I-68 travels 81 miles (130 km), Interstate 70, I-83 has 34 miles (55 km).
The main airport in the state is Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The airport is named for the Baltimore-born Thurgood Marshall. He was the first African-American Supreme Court justice. Maryland trains, including the high-speed Acela Express, serve Baltimore’s Penn Station, BWI Airport, New Carrollton, and Aberdeen along with the Washington D.C. to Boston Northeast Corridor.
Cities Map of Maryland
The largest city is Baltimore (602,000). The second-largest city is Frederick (72,100). Other major cities are Gaithersburg (68,300), Rockville (68,200), Bowie (58,700), Annapolis (capital city, 39,100), Aberdeen, Bethesda, Cambridge, Chestertown, Columbia, Cumberland, Dundalk, Easton, Frostburg, Hagerstown, Lexington Park, Towson, and Westminster.