Delaware State Government


Capital: Dover

Largest Cities: Bethany BeachElsmereGeorgetown, Harrington, Lewes, Middleton, Milford, Newark, New Castle, Rehoboth Beach, Seaford, Smyrna, Wilmington

Present Constitution Drafted: 1897

Entered Union: December 7, 1787 (1)

Motto: “Liberty and Independence”

State Flower: Peach Blossom

State Tree: American Holly

State Bird: Blue Hen Chicken

State Dog: Not Specified

State Insect: Ladybug

State Song: “Our Delaware”

Nickname: The First State, Diamond State

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