Last Updated: April 17, 2021


The only state in The United States with one syllable is Maine. On March 15, 1820, it was admitted to the union as the 23rd state. Maine is a state in the New England region of the United States of America. It is the 12th smallest by area, the 9th least populous, and the 13th densely populated of the 50 U.S. states. It is bordered by New Hampshire to the west, the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast, and two Canadian provinces including New Brunswick to the northeast, and Quebec to the northwest.

Maine is known for its jagged, rocky coastline, rolling mountains, heavily forested interior, seafood cuisine, especially lobster and calm. The weather in Maine is different from time to time. It is warm and sometimes humid in summer and longs out, cold and very snowy winters. The most populous city in the state is Portland and its capital is Augusta. 

The state has some of the great places to visit because of which the state is known as the Vocational Land. It is so amazing to visit especially in summer the incredible beaches, mountains, parks and Harbour. Some of the top destinations in Maine are Acadia National Park, Portland, Bar Harbour, mount desert island, Kennebunkport, white mountain national forest, Bungor, Old Orchard Beach, cap Elizabeth, York, Baxter, state park etc.

Key Facts:

  • In 2019, the real GDP of Maine was 58.53 billion U.S. dollars. 
  • In 2019 the Per Capita real GDP of Maine was 43,541.
  • As of 2020, the unemployment rate in Maine is 5.4%.
  • Manufacturing is the largest sector in the state’s economy. Maine is a leading producer of paper and wood products.