In the video above, we will find out interesting facts about every state in the United States.

The United States of America is a federal republic consisting of 50 states, a federal district (where the nation’s seat of government, Washington, D.C., is located), five major territories, and various possessions. The 48 contiguous states and Washington, D.C., are in central North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is in the northwestern part of North America (also bordering Canada) and the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific. The territories are scattered about the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. (resource)

Here is the list of all states with their capitals and abbreviations,

State
Standard
Abbreviation
Postal
Capital City
Alabama
Ala.
AL
Montgomery
Alaska
Alaska
AK
Juneau
Arizona
Ariz.
AZ
Phoenix
Arkansas
Ark.
AR
Little Rock
California
Calif.
CA
Sacramento
Colorado
Colo.
CO
Denver
Connecticut
Conn.
CT
Hartford
Delaware
Del.
DE
Dover
Florida
Fla.
FL
Tallahassee
Georgia
Ga.
GA
Atlanta
Hawaii
Hawaii
HI
Honolulu
Idaho
Idaho
ID
Boise
Illinois
Ill.
IL
Springfield
Indiana
Ind.
IN
Indianapolis
Iowa
Iowa
IA
Des Moines
Kansas
Kans.
KS
Topeka
Kentucky
Ky.
KY
Frankfort
Louisiana
La.
LA
Baton Rouge
Maine
Maine
ME
Augusta
Maryland
Md.
MD
Annapolis
Massachusetts
Mass.
MA
Boston
Michigan
Mich.
MI
Lansing
Minnesota
Minn.
MN
St. Paul
Mississippi
Miss.
MS
Jackson
Missouri
Mo.
MO
Jefferson City
Montana
Mont.
MT
Helena
Nebraska
Nebr.
NE
Lincoln
Nevada
Nev.
NV
Carson City
New Hampshire
N.H.
NH
Concord
New Jersey
N.J.
NJ
Trenton
New Mexico
N.M.
NM
Santa Fe
New York
N.Y.
NY
Albany
North Carolina
N.C.
NC
Raleigh
North Dakota
N.D.
ND
Bismarck
Ohio
Ohio
OH
Columbus
Oklahoma
Okla.
OK
Oklahoma City
Oregon
Ore.
OR
Salem
Pennsylvania
Pa.
PA
Harrisburg
Rhode Island
R.I.
RI
Providence
South Carolina
S.C.
SC
Columbia
South Dakota
S.D.
SD
Pierre
Tennessee
Tenn.
TN
Nashville
Texas
Tex.
TX
Austin
Utah
Utah
UT
Salt Lake City
Vermont
Vt.
VT
Montpelier
Virginia
Va.
VA
Richmond
Washington
Wash.
WA
Olympia
West Virginia
W.Va.
WV
Charleston
Wisconsin
Wis.
WI
Madison
Wyoming
Wyo.
WY
Cheyenne

 

Here is the list of all districts, territories, and possessions with their capitals and abbreviations,

Subdivision
Standard
Abbreviation
Postal
Capital City
American Samoa
n/a
AS
Pago Pago
District of Columbia
D.C.
DC
Washington
Federated States of Micronesia
FSM
FM
Palikir
Guam
Guam
GU
Hagatna
Marshall Islands
n/a
MH
Majuro
Northern Mariana Islands
n/a
MP
Saipan
Palau
Palau
PW
Koror
Puerto Rico
P.R.
PR
San Juan
Virgin Islands
V.I.
VI
Charlotte Amalie

 

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