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Nicknamed 'The Granite State', New Hampshire (NH) is a state in the Northeastern region of the United States. It is the ninth least populous state in the USA.
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About Map: New Hampshire is a state located in the northeastern part of the United States. It is a coastal state and part of the New England region of the country. It has Vermont to its west, Massachusetts to its south, and is bordered by Maine and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.

The region we know as New Hampshire today was inhabited by various Native American tribes before the
advent of the Europeans. It became a British colony in 1629, and was once a part of Massachusetts. In 1679, a separate Province of New Hampshire was formed by royal decree. It was one of the original thirteen colonies that participated in the American Revolution. It became the ninth state of the United States when it was admitted to the Union on 21 June 1788.

New Hampshire has a diverse topography. The key geographical features include the White Mountains range, Great North Woods, the Merrimack Valley, the Lakes Region, the Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee area, and the Monadnock Region. It also has the shortest coastline of any coastal state in the country. Some of the important rivers of the state are the Merrimack River, Piscataqua River, and the Connecticut River.

The state enjoys a humid continental climate with cold, wet winters; warm, humid summers; and uniform precipitation throughout the year. The climate of its southeastern part is also influenced by the Atlantic Ocean.

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Some popular tourist destinations in New Hampshire are:

Manchester: The largest city in New Hampshire is very popular among tourists. Some important destinations include Frank Lloyd Wright Zimmerman House, Livingston Park, Currier Museum of Art, Lake Massabesic, and Palace Theatre.

Concord: It is the capital city of the state and is home to many landmarks and popular tourist spots. Some of these are the New Hampshire State House, the Eagle Hotel, Capitol Center for the Arts, Pierce Manse, Red River Theatres, and McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center.

Nashua: Named twice as the ‘Best Place to live in America’, by Money magazine, Nashua has many sites of tourist interest including the Mine Falls Park, Holman Stadium, Windblown Cross Country Ski Area, and the Suncook River.

Portsmouth: Portsmouth is a tourist paradise. Some important tourist spots include Strawberry Banke Museum, Isles of Shoals, Discover Portsmouth, USS Albacore Museum & Park, the Music Hall, and the Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse. The Prescott Park Arts Festival is also very popular among visitors.

Keene: Known for its vibrant cultural scene, some important festivals of Keene include the Pumpkin Festival and Keene Music Festival. The Colonial Theatre, Central Square, and the Stonewall Farm are other important places of interest.

North Conway: The beautiful city of North Conway has the White Mountain National Forest to its north and west. Other places of tourist interest include Cathedral Ledge, Echo Lake State Park, Mount Cranmore, Diana's Baths, Conway Scenic Railroad and Kancamagus Highway.

Hampton: The Hampton Beach, Hampton Beach State Park, James House and Tuck Museum are some places of interest in this coastal city.

Other notable places of tourist interest:

Waterville Valley Resort: It is a famous resort in the White Mountains.

The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park: It is a 20-foot-wide granite abyss.

Last Updated on : July 22, 2014

Officially adopted in 1909 flag of New Hampshire consists of a blue background with the state seal at the center
Joined the UnionJun 21, 1788
NicknameThe Granite State
Largest CityManchester
Area9,304 sq. mi
Highest pointMount Washington
Lowest pointAtlantic Ocean
Time ZoneUTC-5/-4
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