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The State of
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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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