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Connecticut

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  • Capital City Hartford (metro pop.) 1,188,241
    (city pop.) 124,512 (2008 est.)
  • Population: 3,590,347 (2012 est.) (29th)
  • Population: (per square mile)
  • U.S. State Populations: (all states)
  • Currency: U.S. Dollar (conversion rates)

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  • Connecticut Quarter The Connecticut quarter is the last quarter issued in 1999 of the United States Mint's 50 State Quarters® Program series.

    Connecticut was admitted into the Union on January 9, 1788 becoming our Nation's 5th State. The quarter's design honors the "Charter Oak Tree".

    The Charter Oak, a majestic white oak, was the hiding place for the Connecticut Charter during a heated discussion between the British representatives and the Connecticut governing body.

    Additional Quarter details

    Connecticut Quarter
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  • Language: English, others
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Bridgeport, New Haven, Hartford, Stamford, Waterbury, Norwalk
  • Name: The name, Connecticut comes from the Mohegan Indian word, Quinnehtukqut, meaning "Place of the Long Rver".
  • Statehood: January 9, 1788 (5th state)
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