Maine whose nickname is the main condition of the pin and whose main capital is Augusta, has a total area of 86 542 km ². With a total population of 1 274 923 inhabitants, Maine has a density of 15.95 inhabitants per km ².
The largest city in Maine is Portland, Maine is a state located in the extreme northern United States, mainly anglophone, Maine also has French-speaking inhabitants of the fact that it lies very close to Quebec. Maine is bordered by Quebec New Brunswick, the Atlantic Ocean and New Hampshire. It was in 1820 that Maine became granted statehood, before the land was part of Massachusetts. Maine has many rivers and streams, fishing is therefore an important part in the economy of Maine. In Maine you can count on 5.3% of francophone residents .
The main towns of Maine are: Lewiston, Bangor, Portland and Augusta. Maine has long been a liberal state but in recent years, it tends towards the Democrats. In its economy, Maine offers a great place to fish, including lobster, plus there are also antique shops which are very numerous on the edge of the ocean. One knows that the author Stephen King has a home in the Maine, which makes the countryside especially terrifying in his books than in movies. This is more than 92% of Maine residents who speak English even if the population of various kinds of descendants of European settlers. There are mainly English, Irish, French Canadian Acadians and Scots.
Maine is one of 25 states who did not adopt English as its official language. In English, the motto of Maine is Dirigo and French say, I lead. The State of Maine is divided into 16 counties. It is also in Maine that included the largest number of elected Greens per capita. In fact, in November 2006, Maine had the highest proportion of population included in the Green Party U.S. or 29 273 members for a percentage of 2.95% of the population.