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  • some general data of the state

  • General useful information
    Note: some data are of constant value, while other are due to changes, fluctuations etc.
    State and population
    capital: Concord // state code ISO: NH ; FIPS: US33
    surface: 23230 = 8971 sq.mi // rank in USA: 44 // location: New England
    climate: highly varied, due to its nearness to mountains and ocean
    entered USA as 9th state ratifying the Constitution on: 1788-06-21
    administrative division: 10 counties
    total population according to the census of 2000: 1,235,786
    population density 2000: 53 per = 138 per sq.mi // net growth 1999-2000: 11,4%
    main ethnic groups: white 96,0%; black 0,7%; Asian 1,3%; other 2%
    Economy and infrastructure
    chief crops: dairy products, nursery & greenhouse products, hay, vegetables, fruit, maple syrup & sugar products
    livestock (1000s): cattle: 42 / pigs: 4 / poultry: 262 (excl. broilers)
    timber/lumber: white pine, hemlock, oak, birch
    chief industries: tourism, manufacturing, agriculture, trade, mining
    chief industrial products: machinery, electric & electronic products, plastics, fabricated metal products
    chief mining products: sand & gravel, crushed stone, dimension stone, gemstones
    Some physical landmarks
    highest point in the state: Mt. Washington 1917 m = 6288 ft
    other mountains: Mt. Lafayette 1600, Mt. Moosilauke 1466, Mt. Carrigan 1426, Mt. Osceola 1319
    lowest point in the state: sea level
    lakes: Lake Winnipesaukee, Squam L., L. Sunapee, Umbagog L., Newfound L., First Connecticut L.
    artificial lakes: Blackwater Res., Moore Res.
    rivers: Connecticut; Merrimack
    others: islands: Isles of Shoals, White Island // deserts: none
    Additional remarks, especially on the statistical information
    other important features:
    nick name(s): Granite State
    motto: Live free or die
    song: Old New Hampshire
    flower: Purple lilac // bird: Purple finch // tree: White birch
    primary sources:
    World almanac and book of facts; National Geographic Atlas of the World; maps: WN world @tlas

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    File created on 2003.03.03 and last modified on 2003.03.06 by Jan Lahmeyer
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