Capital - Concord
Nickname. Granite State.
Motto. Live Free or Die.
Population ( 2010 census ). 1,316,470 - rank, 41st state. Urban, 52.2%; rural, 47.8%. Persons per square mile, 123.4 (persons per square kilometer, 47.6) - rank, 20th state.
Extent. Area, 9,304 square miles (24,097 square kilometers), including 277 square miles (717 square kilometers) of water surface (44th state in size).
Elevation. Highest, Mount Washington, 6,288 feet (1,917 meters), near Crawford House; lowest, sea level; average, 1,000 feet (305 meters).
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