Connecticut

Connecticut State Government

 

Capital: Hartford

Largest Cities: BridgeportDanbury, GreenwichMystic, New Britain, New Haven, New London, Norwalk, Putnam, Stamford, Waterbury, West Hartford

Present Constitution Drafted: December 30, 1965

Entered Union: January 9, 1788 (5)

Motto: “He who transplanted still sustains”

State Flower: Mountain Laurel

State Tree: White Oak

State Bird: American Robin

State Dog: Not Specified

State Insect: European Praying Mantis

State Song: “Yankee Doodle”

Nickname: The Constitution State, Nutmeg State