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Capital - Augusta

Nickname. Pine Tree State.

Population ( 2010 census ) 1,328,361

Extent. 33,215 square miles (86,026 square kilometers), including 2,295 square miles (5,944 square kilometers) of water surface (39th state in size).

Elevation. Highest, Mount Katahdin, 5,268 feet (1,606 meters); lowest, sea level; average, 600 feet (183 meters).

Geographic Center. 18 miles (29 kilometers) north of Dover.

Precipitation. At Caribou -- annual average, 36.31 inches (922 millimeters). At Portland -- annual average, 42.85 inches (1,088 millimeters).

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