Vermont is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. It borders the U.S. states of Massachusetts to the south, New Hampshire to the east, New York to the west, and the Canadian province of Quebec to the north. Vermont is the second-smallest by population and the sixth-smallest by area of the 50 U.S. states. The state capital is Montpelier, the least populous state capital in the United States. The most populous city, Burlington, is the least populous city to be the most populous city in a state. As of 2015, Vermont was the leading producer of maple syrup in the United States. For thousands of years, indigenous peoples, including the Mohawk and the Algonquian-speaking Abenaki, occupied much of the territory that is now Vermont and was later claimed by France's colony of New France. The geography of the state is marked by the Green Mountains, which run north–south up the middle of the state, separating Lake Champlain and other valley terrain on the west from the Connecticut River valley that defines much of its eastern border. A majority of its terrain is forested with hardwoods and conifers. A majority of its open land is in agriculture. The state's climate is characterized by warm, humid summers and cold, snowy winters.
Vermont is known under different nicknames; aka Green Mountain State and detailed official information about Vermont can be found on the homepage at www. vermont.gov.
As shown in the given Vermont location map that Vermont is located in the north-east part of the United States. The state is the part of New England region. Vermont map also illustrates that it shares its border with New Hampshire in the east, Massachusetts in the south, and New York in the west. Besides, it also shares international border with Canada in the north. Furthermore, it is the only state in the New England region that does not borders the Atlantic Ocean.
The capital city of Vermont is Montpelier; however, the most populous city and metropolitan area is Burlington. Geographically, Lake Champlain forms about half of Vermont's western border; the Green Mountains lies in the state. The north-eastern state Vermont is one of the leading producers of maple syrup in the country.
The climate type of Vermont is humid continental. The tourism in the state is also a significant economic activity that generates substantial earnings for the state. The winter fascination activities in the state for the tourists are skiing especially in the Burke Mountain Ski Area, Bolton Valley, Stowe, Smugglers' Notch, Killington Ski Resort etc.
What's a trip to Vermont without the Ben & Jerry's Factory Tour and Ice Cream Shop?! See how your favorite flavors are made and taste samples along the way!
The US State Vermont occupies 23,872 m², about 0,26 % of the total territory of the USA of 9,148,020 m². The total population of the US State Vermont with 623,657 inhabitants (in 2017) has already increased by 2,44 % in this millennium. Almost 40 years ago there were 112,201 fewer people. The capital Montpelier alone has 7,484 inhabitants.
Montpelier became the state capital in 1805. It has the smallest population (7,535) of all the state capitals. Burlington has just over 42,000 residents and is located on the eastern shore of Lake Champlain.
Vermont is located in the New England region of the Northeastern United States and comprises 9,614 square miles (24,900 km²), making it the 45th-largest state. It is the only state that does not have any buildings taller than 124 feet (38 m). Land comprises 9,250 square miles (24,000 km²) and water comprises 365 square miles (950 km²), making it the 43rd-largest in land area and the 47th in water area. In total area, it is larger than El Salvador and smaller than Haiti. It is the only landlocked state in New England, and it is also the easternmost and the smallest in area of all landlocked states. The west bank of the Connecticut River marks the state's eastern border with New Hampshire, though much of the river is within New Hampshire's territory. 41% of Vermont's land area is part of the Connecticut River's watershed. Several mountains have timberlines with delicate year-round alpine ecosystems, including Mount Mansfield, the highest mountain in the state; Killington Peak, the second-highest; Camel's Hump, the state's third-highest; and Mount Abraham, the fifth-highest peak. The most populous city in Vermont is Burlington, and its metropolitan area is also the most populous in the state with an estimate of 218,395 as of 2017. Vermont has a humid continental climate, with muddy springs, in general a mild early summer, hot Augusts; it has colorful autumns: Vermont's hills reveal red, orange, and (on sugar maples) gold foliage as cold weather approaches. Categorized by geological and physical attributes, they are the Northeastern Highlands, the Green Mountains, the Taconic Mountains, the Champlain Lowlands, and the Vermont Piedmont.