Welcome to Stately Knowledge!
Facts about the United States & the District of Columbia
These web pages will help you find out the basic facts of any state in the Union, including Washington, D.C. Need to know the capital of Alabama? Want to know which hockey teams are in California? How about the size of Montana? All that information is here — and more!
Pick A State Or The District Of Columbia:
The above map is intended to make it easy to navigate ipl’s Stately Knowledge website.
To do that, we could not accurately depict the size and location of some states.
Alaska is larger than how we depict it above. Alaska is more than twice the size of Texas!
Alaska is also much further north and west than how we depict it above.
Hawaii is further south and much further west than how we depict it above.
Internet Explorer users may have to double-click the map
(once to activate it and once to select a state or the District of Columbia).
Want to zoom in on the map above? Hover your mouse pointer over where you want to zoom in. Press the right-click button on your mouse. (Mac users with a single-button mouse should press “Control” or “Ctrl” key and click the mouse button.) Then select from the new menu that appears the “Zoom In” option.
If you’re interested in state rankings — for example, you want to know the third largest state — check out the Stately Knowledge Charts below.
Stately Knowledge Charts
- Comparison of Size and Population
- Each state is ranked by population, total area, land area, water area, and population density.
- Stately Dates: The Dates Each State Entered the Union
- Chart of Knowledge: Capitals, Largest Cities, Birds, and Flowers
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