State of Maine
Flag of Maine State seal of Maine
Flag Èdìdí
Ìlàjẹ́: "The Pine Tree State" "Vacationland"[1]
Motto(s): "Dirigo" (Latin for "I lead" "I guide" or "I direct")
Map of the United States with Maine highlighted
Èdè oníibiṣẹ́ None
Spoken language(s) Gẹ̀ẹ́sì (92%) & Faransé (5%)
Orúkọaráàlú Mainer
Olúìlú Augusta
Ìlú atóbijùlọ Portland
Largest metro area Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
Àlà  Ipò 39th ní U.S.
 - Total 35,385 sq mi
(91,646 km2)
 - Width 210 miles (338 km)
 - Length 320 miles (515 km)
 - % water 13.5
 - Latitude 42° 58′ N to 47° 28′ N
 - Longitude 66° 57′ W to 71° 5′ W
Iyeèrò  Ipò 41st ní U.S.
 - Total 1,328,302 (2013 est)
Density 43.0/sq mi  (16.6/km2)
Ranked 38th in the U.S.
 - Highest point Mount Katahdin[2][3][4]
5,270 ft (1606.4 m)
 - Mean 600 ft  (180 m)
 - Lowest point Òkun Atlántíkì[3]
sea level
Admission to Union  March 15, 1820 (23rd)
Gómìnà Paul LePage (R)
President of the Senate Justin Alfond (D)[5]
Legislature Maine Legislature
 - Upper house Senate
 - Lower house House of Representatives
U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R)
Angus King (I)
U.S. House delegation Chellie Pingree (D)
Mike Michaud (D) (list)
Time zone Eastern: UTC −5/−4
Abbreviations ME US-ME


  1. "Maine for Vacation". USA Today. Retrieved August 5, 2013. "There's a reason it's called "Vacationland..."" 
  2. Àdàkọ:Cite ngs
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  4. Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
  5. In the event of a vacancy in the office of Governor, the President of the State Senate is first in line for succession.