State flag of Maine

Maine United States of America Flag

The Pine Tree State; Vacationland

Maine is a state located in the northeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by New Hampshire to the west and the Canadian provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick to the northeast and northwest, respectively. The capital city of Maine is Augusta, while the largest city is Portland.

The flag of Maine features a blue field with the state coat of arms in the center. The coat of arms depicts a shield with a moose resting under a tall pine tree, symbolizing the state’s natural beauty. Above the shield is a North Star, and below it is a ribbon with the state motto, “Dirigo,” which means “I lead.”

State Song: “State of Maine”

Motto: “Dirigo” (I lead)

Where is Maine on the US Map?

Maine ME United States of America
American State names abbreviated

Capital Date Admitted to UnionPopulation (State Ranking)Area (State Ranking)Flag Adopted
AugustaMarch 15, 1820 (23rd state)Approximately 1.3 million
(42nd largest)
35,385 square miles
(39th largest)
February 23, 1909

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