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Capital - Hartford

Nickname. Constitution State.

Extent. Area, 5,018 square miles (12,997 square kilometers), including 146 square miles (378 square kilometers) of water surface (48th state in size).

Elevation. Highest, Mount Frissell, 2,380 feet (725 meters), in northwest corner of state; lowest, sea level; average, 500 feet (152 meters).

Population (2010 census). 3,574,097

Geographic Center. At East Berlin.

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