- 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.
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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)
Connecticut Cities, Counties & Area Codes
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