Capital:   Boston

State Abbreviation:   MA

State Bird:   Chickadee

State Flower:   Mayflower

Nicknames:   Bay State,Old Colony State

Borders:   This state is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the east, New York on the west, New Hampshire and Vermont on the north, and Rhode Island and Connecticut on the south.

  Largest Cities:
1.  Boston
2.  Worcester
3.  Springfield
4.  Lowell
5.  Cambridge
6.  Brockton
7.  New Bedford
8.  Fall River
9.  Lynn
10.  Quincy
11.  Newton
12.  Somerville
13.  Lawrence
14.  Framingham
15.  Waltham