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CountryUnited States
Admitted to the UnionDecember 7, 1787 (1st)
Largest cityWilmington
Government
 • GovernorJack A. Markell (D)
 • Upper house{{{Upperhouse}}}
 • Lower house{{{Lowerhouse}}}
U.S. senatorsTom Carper (D)
Chris Coons (D)
U.S. House delegationList
Population
 • Total897,934[1]
 • Density460.8/sq mi (177.2/km2)
 • Median household income
$50,152
 • Income rank
12th
Language
 • Official languageNone
Latitude38°27'N to 39°50'N
Longitude75°2'W to 75°47'W

Delaware is a state in the United States. It is sometimes called the First State because it was the first colony to accept the new constitution in 1787. Its capital is Dover and its biggest city is Wilmington.

The Dutch first settled Delaware. The Swedish then took over in the mid-1600s.

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