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.