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The State of
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The capital of Maine is Augusta.
The 2-Letter Postal Abbreviation / Code for Maine: ME
Typical abbreviation for Maine: Me.
The pronunciation of Maine:
When the people of Maine refer to themselves: 1:
Time Zone: The state of Maine is in the Eastern Time (EST/EDT) zone and observes daylight saving time.
Nickname for Maine: "The Pine Tree State"
State Motto: "Dirigo" (I direct)
State Bird: Black-Capped Chickadee (poecile atricapilla)
State Tree: Eastern White Pine (pinus strobus)
State Flower: White Pine Cone and Tassel
State Song: "State of Maine Song"
Statehood: Maine became the 23rd state on Mar 15, 1820.
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