Offers list of phrases and slangs abbreviated as ME including Maine, and
other most commonly used acronyms besides Maine.
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Federated state of the Northeastern USA, 86,156 km², 1,321,574
residents (2006 estimate), 15 inhabitants / km²,
capital: Augusta. Borders: Atlantic Ocean (S), New Hampshire (SW); Canada (NE,
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State of New England, whose territory is mainly mountainous to the N and W,
hilly to the E and S; crossed by the Saint Croix, Penobscot, Kennebec and Salmon
Falls rivers, it contains over 1600 lakes, the main ones being the Moosehead,
Sebago, Chesuncook, Chamberlain, Grand and Rangeley lakes. The coasts are very
indented, with narrow inlets that delimit long peninsulas, and are faced by
numerous islands, the largest of which is Mount Desert. Important cities, in
addition to the capital, are Lewiston, Bangor, Auburn, South Portland, Biddeford
and Waterville. Economic resources of Maine are agriculture (potatoes, cereals,
vegetables, fruit), breeding, fishing, the exploitation of forests and that of
the subsoil (building materials); industries operate in the paper, wood, food,
textile and metalworking sectors. Tourism. § Visited in the sec. XVI by European
travelers, it had its first stable colony in 1625. Organized as a "colony of
owners" on the basis of concessions made to Sir Ferdinando Georges and John
Mason, in 1629 it was divided from the territory of New Hampshire and in 1677
annexed to Massachusetts. It returned to form a separate entity in 1820 (March
13), when, based on the "Missouri compromise” itWas admitted to the Union as a
state. Its borders with the English territories were definitively established in
1842 with the Ashborton-Webster Treaty.
Below you will see top cities in Maine.
City (20,441 residents) capital of Maine (USA), in the southern section of
the state, port on the Kennebec River, from here navigable. Textile, wood, paper
and footwear industries. It became capital in 1831.
City (31,600 residents) of Maine (USA), 100 km NE of the capital Augusta,
on the Penobscot river. It is a market for agricultural and livestock products,
with wood, paper and leather industries. Airport.