The Maine Highlands is a centrally located region that constitutes a large portion of the state of State nickname: The Pine Tree State Other U.S. States Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Governor John Baldacci Official languages None Area 86,542 km² (39th) - Land 80,005 km² - Water 11,724 km² (13.5%) Population (2000) - Population 1,274,923 (40th) - Density...
Maine has since become a left-leaning swing state, but has voted Democratic in four straight elections, casting its votes for Bill Clinton twice, Al Gore in 2000, and John Kerry (with 53.6% of the vote) in 2004.
Maine is both the largest and the northernmost state in the New England region, bordered on the west by New Hampshire.
Maine is the most sparsely populated state east of the Mississippi River, owing in part to its huge relative size—its land mass exceeds that of all other New England states combined.
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