FACTOID # 1: Michigan is ranked 22nd in land area, but since 41.27% of the state is composed of water, it jumps to 11th place in total area.
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Geographic centers > Location 11 miles south of Dover
Geographic regions
The South
Land Acreage > Total 1.251 million acres [43rd of 45]
Land Acreage > Total Cropland 0.433 million acres [37th of 43]
Land Acreage > Total Forest Land 0.383 million acres [44th of 44]
Land Acreage > Total Pasture or Range Land 0.016 million acres [42nd of 43]
Land area 1,954 sq mi [50th of 56]
Land borders
Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland
Largest cities (with populations) Wilmington - 71,988
Mean County Area 2,148.83 sq.km. [25th of 49]
Percentage of area water 21.52% [5th of 50]
State capitals (with populations) Dover - 32,135
Tornadoes > Fatalities 2 [36th of 55]
Tornadoes > Injuries 73 [38th of 55]
Tornadoes > Total cost of damage $5,628,547.00 [42nd of 55]
Tornadoes > Total number 52 [44th of 55]
Total area 2,489 sq mi [49th of 50]
US National Historic Landmarks > Number 12 [48th of 51]
US National Historic Landmarks > Number, non-duplicated 12 [48th of 51]
Water area 536 sq mi [40th of 50]

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Rory Mills (Ontario, Canada)
10th April 2008
Did you know, over the past 50 years, Louisiana has lost more land mass as the entire state of delaware due to the lack of sedement deposits in the bayou from the mississippi? That's enough landmass to have made Katrina a Class 2 or possibly even 1 huricane ...

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