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Capital - Annapolis
Nickname. Old Line State.
Motto. Fatti Maschii, Parole Femine (Manly Deeds, Womanly Words).
Population ( 2010 census ) 5,773,552 -- rank, 19th state. Urban, 80.3%; rural, 19.7%. Persons per square mile, 426.3 (persons per square kilometer, 164.6) -- rank, 5th state.
Extent. Area, 10,577 square miles (27,394 square kilometers), including 686 square miles (1,777 square kilometers) of water surface (42nd state in size).
Elevation. Highest, Backbone Mountain, 3,360 feet (1,024 meters), near Oakland; lowest, sea level; average, 350 feet (107 meters).
Geographic Center. 3 miles (5 kilometers) east of Collington.
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