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    Connecticut, state of US

    We have a great location between Boston and New York, a highly educated work force, and Connecticut is a beautiful place to live - Susan Bysiewicz



    History & Geography:
    Connecticut is a U.S. state which is also known as The Nutmeg State. This state was established on the 9th of January 1788 and is the third smallest state by area because it only occupies 5,543 miČ part of the land. The State capital of Connecticut is Hartford.
    Approximately 3.597 million people reside in this state.
    Connecticut is known for its mix of coastal cities and rural areas dotted with small towns in the southern New England. The state is divided into 5 geographical distinct land regions that are the Taconic Section, Connecticut Valley Lowland, Eastern New England Upland, Coastal Lowlands. Bear Mountain is one of the highest peaks in Connecticut. In comparison to Connecticut's coastal town, other coastal towns have areas less than 20 feet above the sea level.

    Natural Resources:
    Connecticut having an ample supply of water and forest is able to export oak, pine, and other high quality woods for use in craftsman project. This state because of its river and lakes is able to harvest for oysters and other sea food. There are different mineral deposits in this state that are unique to New England Region.

    Economy:
    Connecticut derives most of its wealth from industry and is the 41st highest paid nation. There is, however, a great disparity in incomes throughout the state. This state has the third-largest number of millionaires per capita in the United States. However, Declines in federal defense spending has adversely affected the state's economy

    Delicacies:
    The specialties of Connecticut that are a must have during your visit in this state are: Steamed Cheeseburgers, Apizza, Yankee Fare, Apple Cider Doughnuts, Hot dogs, Grinders and Warm Lobster Rolls.

    Climate:
    In the southern side of Connecticut there is a variation in temperature due to the Atlantic Ocean as there are seasonal extremities with warmer winters, and longer frost free season. However, most of Connecticut has a humid continental climate, with cold winters and warm humid summers and the state experiences a fairly even precipitation pattern with rainfall/snowfall spread throughout the 12 months.

    Counties:
    The U.S state of Connecticut currently has eight counties in the state. The counties of Middlesex and Tolland were created after American Independence. Six of the counties are named for locations in England, where many early Connecticut settlers originated. Although Connecticut is divided into counties, there is no county government in Connecticut and local government consists of cities and towns.
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    Transportation:
    The transportation system of Connecticut is a collaboration of complicated systems of infrastructure. Trains and highways are the central pieces of the system.

    Hotel & Places:
    The top tourist sites in Connecticut are the Mystic sea port, Mark Twain House, Mystic Aquarium, Gillette castle state park, Mohegan sun, Lake Compounce, Fox woods resort and Wadsworth Atheneum.
    List of the top 5 star hotels in Connecticut are: Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale, Delamar Southport and Say Brook point Inn and Spa.

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