New Hampshire is a state in the New Ingland region o the northeastren Unitit States. It is mairchit bi Massachusetts tae the sooth, Vermont tae the wast, Maine an the Atlantic Ocean tae the east, an the Canadian province o Quebec tae the north. New Hampshire is the 5t smawest bi laund aurie an the 10t least populous o the 50 states.

New Hampshire
KintraUnitit States
Afore stateheidProvince o New Hampshire
Admittit tae the UnionJuin 21, 1788 (9t)
Lairgest ceetyManchester
Lairgest metroGreater Manchester
Govrenment
 • GovrenorChris Sununu (R)
 • Preses o the SenateDonna Soucy (D)[1]
LegislaturGeneral Coort
 • Upper hooseSenate
 • Lawer hooseHoose o Representatives
U.S. senatorsJeanne Shaheen (D)
Maggie Hassan (D)
U.S. Hoose delegation1: Chris Pappas (D)
2: Ann McLane Kuster (D) (leet)
Population
 • Total1,330,608 (2,015 est)[2]
 • Density56.8/km2 (147/sq mi)
 • Median hooseaud income
$75675[3]
 • Income rank
1st
Leid
 • Offeecial leidInglis[4]
(French allowed for official business with Quebec)[5]
Trad. abbreviationN.H.
Latitude42° 42′ N to 45° 18′ N
Longitude70° 36′ W to 72° 33′ W

In Januar 1776, it becam the first o the Breetish North American colonies tae establish a govrenment independent o the Kinrick o Great Breetain's authority, an it wis the first tae establish its awn state constitution. Sax month later, it becam ane o the oreeginal 13 states that foondit the Unitit States o Americae, an in Juin 1788 it wis the nint state tae ratifee the Constitution, bringin that document intae effect.

Concord is the state caipital, while Manchester is the lairgest ceety in the state. It haes na general sales tax, nor is personal income (ither than interest an dividends) taxed at aither the state or local level. The New Hampshire primar is the first primar in the U.S. presidential election cycle. Its nummer plates cairy the state motto, "Live Free or Die". The state's nickname, "The Granite State", refers tae its extensive granite formations an quarrels.[6]

Amang prominent individuals frae New Hampshire are foondin faither Nicholas Gilman, Senator Daniel Webster, Revolutionary War hero John Stark, editor Horace Greeley, foonder o the Christian Science releegion Mary Baker Eddy, poet Robert Frost, astronaut Alan Shepard, rock muisicker Ronnie James Dio, author Dan Brown, actor Adam Sandler, inventor Dean Kamen, comedians Sarah Silverman an Seth Meyers, restaurateurs Richard an Maurice McDonald, an Preses o the Unitit States Franklin Pierce.

Wi some o the lairgest ski muntains on the East Coast, New Hampshire's major recreational attractions include skiin, snawmobilin, an ither winter sports, hikin an muntaineerin, observin the faw fulyerie, simmer cottages alang mony lochs an the seacoast, motor sports at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, an Motorcycle Week, a popular motorcycle rally held in Weirs Beach near Laconia in Juin. The White Moontain Naitional Forest airts the Vermont an Maine portions o the Appalachian Trail, an haes the Moont Washington Auto Road, whaur veesitors mey drive tae the tap o 6,288-foot (1,917 m) Mount Washington.

ReferencesEedit

  1. In the event of a vacancy in the office of Governor, the President of the State Senate is first in line to assume the gubernatorial powers and duties as Acting Governor.
  2. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015" (CSV). U.S. Census Bureau. 26 December 2015. Retrieved 26 December 2015.
  3. "Median Annual Household Income". The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Retrieved 9 December 2016.
  4. "New Hampshire Revised Statutes, Title 1, Chapter 3-C:1 — Official State Language". State of New Hampshire. 1995. Retrieved 9 December 2016.
  5. "New Hampshire Revised Statutes, Title 1, Chapter 3-C:2 — Exceptions". State of New Hampshire. 1995. Retrieved 9 December 2016.
  6. "Visit NH: State Facts". NH Department of Resources and Economic Development. Archived frae the original on 14 October 2010. Retrieved 30 August 2010. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)

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Coordinates: 44°00′N 71°30′W / 44°N 71.5°W / 44; -71.5