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Science In Your Backyard: Connecticut


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Connecticut State Facts

Image of Connecticut with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: Hartford(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 4,845 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 3,574,097
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Mt. Frissell on south slope at State line at 2,380 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Litchfield
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Long Island Sound at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Hartford County approx. at East Berlin
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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