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The State of
Maryland (MD)


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The capital of Maryland is Annapolis.

The 2-Letter Postal Abbreviation / Code for Maryland: MD

Typical abbreviation for Maryland: Md.

The pronunciation of Maryland:

When the people of Maryland refer to themselves: 1:

Time Zone: The state of Maryland is in the Eastern Time (EST/EDT) zone and observes daylight saving time.

Nicknames for Maryland: "The Old Line State"; "The Free State"

State Motto: "Fatti Maschii, Parole Femine" (Manly deeds, womanly words)

State Bird: Baltimore Oriole (icterus galbula)

State Tree: White Oak (quercus alba)

State Flower: Black-Eyed Susan (rudbeckia hirta)

State Song: "Maryland! My Maryland!"

Statehood: Maryland became the 7th state on Apr 28, 1788.

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