Maine is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. Maine is the 12th smallest by area, the 9th least populous, and the 38th most densely populated of the 50 U.S. states. Maine is the only state that shares its border with only one other state. The U.S. state of Maine has several official symbols. The Symbol of Great Seal of the State of Maine was adopted in June 1820. Maine’s nickname as the Pine Tree State comes from the pines that once dotted the state’s forests. Maine Known for its rocky, rugged coastline, turbulent maritime history, and spectacular nature. Maine museums – the Portland Museum of Art or the Farnsworth Art Museum – showcase some of the country’s best and most influential painters. The entire coast of Maine is magnificent, from colorful lighthouses such as the Cape Neddick Light or West Quoddy Head Light to the fine sandy beaches of Mount Desert Island.
The state flag of Maine was adopted on June 16, 1909. The flag of the state of American state options the state coat of arms on a blue field. In the center of the protect, a moose rests under a tall pine tree.
The Great Seal of The State of Maine was adopted in June 1820. There have been variations in the details of the seal, but the overall design and images remain true to the original. The center of the seal is a shield adorned with a tranquil scene of a moose resting in a field bordered by water and woods; a pine tree stands tall directly behind the moose.
The Moose is the National State Animal of Maine. It was Officially adopted as the Maine State Animal in 1979. It Scientific Name is Alces alces. Moose, black bear, and white-tailed deer are the three top big or famous game animals in the state of Maine.
Augusta Is The Official State Capital Of Maine. The City’s population was 19,136 at the 2010 census, making it the third-least populous state capital in the United States after Montpelier, Vermont and Pierre, South Dakota, and the ninth-most populous city in Maine.
Black-Capped Chickadee Is The Official State Bird Of Maine. The Black-Capped Chickadee was adopted as the state bird by the Eighty-third Legislature of Maine on April 6, 1927. Maine’s State Federation of Women’s Clubs campaigned for the black-capped chickadee, (Parus atricapillus.)
Landlocked Salmon Is The Official State Fish of Maine. The Landlocked Salmon, (Salmo salar Sebago,) was Adopted As the official state fish of Maine in 1969. A subspecies of the Atlantic salmon, live in the lakes of the northern United States without ever descending to the sea.
The White Pine Cone and Tassel is the official State Flower of Maine. Maine Adopted the White Pine Cone and Tassel as Its state flower in 1895. For the 1893 World’s Fair in Chicago, States were asked to choose Flower and Floral Emblems. Three candidates were chosen.
“Dirigo” Is The Official State Motto of Maine. “Dirigo” Is a Latin Term Which Means “I Direct” or “I Lead”. Maine Entered the Union on March 15, 1820. The Legislature of the State of Maine held its first session from May 21 to June 28 of the same year.