Delaware borders in the northern part with Pennsylvania, in the southern part with Maryland, in the eastern part with the bay of Delaware and to the southeast with the Atlantic Ocean.
The border with Pennsylvania is the only one in USA that possesses form of arch, and is known as Twelve Mile Circle.
Delaware, with part of Maryland and part of Virginia, form Delmarva's Peninsula. That name is an abbreviation of the other names: Delaware, Maryland and Virginia.
Delaware is the second smallest state in territorial extension of the USA, and it’s the sixth least populated.
But it’s a great financer center, with more of 200 thousand companies.
The name of Delaware comes from Thomas West Third, Baron de la War.
Before the arrival of the European, Delaware was occupied by two tribes: Algonquian Delaware and Nanticoke.
The most important river in Delaware is Delaware river.
But there are other rivers like:
Christina river Brandywine river
The most important cities in Delaware are :
- Rehoboth Beach
Dover is the capital of Delaware, this one is placed in the center of the state. But Dover isn’t the biggest city of the state.
In the city there are emblematic and historical places like:
Delaware supreme court Court of Kent’s country
Base of the force airs of Dover
Delaware university state
Wesley College Terry Campus of the Delaware Technical & Community College
The Schwartz Center for the Arts Library of Dover
Statal Museum of Delaware
Museum Sewell C. Biggs of American Art
Caesar Rodney, was an enigmatic character of the American Revolution from Delaware.
There is a statue of him in a Dover’s cementery in his honor.
Two weekends a year, the race of cars NASCAR is celebrated in the International Racetrack of Dover, attracting more than 100.000 spectators and guests, turning temporarily Dover into the biggest city of the state.
Wilmington is the biggest city of the state of Delaware. It’s where Christina and Brandywine rivers end.
It is a very popular destination for the holidays; its
population in summer increases to more than 75 000.