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VERMONT


  • 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: Montpelier // state code ISO: VT ; FIPS: US50
    surface: 23956 sq.km = 9250 sq.mi // rank in USA: 43 // location: northern New England
    climate: temperate, with considerable temperature extremes; heavy snowfall in mountains
    entered USA as 14th state on: 1791-03-04
    administrative division: 14 counties
    total population according to the census of 2000: 608,827
    population density 2000: 25 per sq.km = 66 per sq.mi // net growth 1999-2000: 8,2%
    main ethnic groups: white 96,8%; black 0,5%; Asian 0,9%; other 1,8%
    Economy and infrastructure
    chief crops: dairy products, apples, maple syrup, greenhouse & nursery, vegetables, small fruits
    livestock (1000s): cattle: 295 / pigs: 3 / poultry: 246 (excl. broilers)
    timber/lumber: pine, spruce, fir, hemlock
    chief industries: manufacturing, tourism, agriculture, trade, finance, insurance, real estate, government
    chief industrial products: machine tools, furniture, scales, books, computer components, speciality foods
    chief mining products: crushed & dimension stone, sand & gravel, talc & pyrophillite, gemstones
    Some physical landmarks
    highest point in the state: Mt. Mansfield 1339 m = 4393 ft
    other mountains: Camels Hump 1224, Stratton Mt. 1200, Jay Pk 1177
    lowest point in the state: ca 61 m (level / border of Lake Champlain)
    lakes: Lake Champlain, Lake Bomoseen, Lake Dunmore, Lake Memphremagog, Lake Carmi, Lake Hortonia
    artificial lakes: Harriman Res., Somerset Res., Chittenden Res., Waterbury Res., Green River Res.
    rivers: Connecticut and its upper tributaries; Otter, Winooski, Lamoille, Missisquoi
    others: islands: none // deserts: none
    Additional remarks, especially on the statistical information
    other important features:
    nick name(s): Green Mountain State
    motto: Freedom and unity
    song: These Green Mountains
    flower: Red clover // bird: Hermit thrush // tree: Sugar maple
    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 2003.03.06 by Jan Lahmeyer
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