Capital:   Annapolis

State Abbreviation:   MD

State Bird:   Baltimore Oriole

State Flower:   Black-eyed Susan

Nicknames:   Free State,Old Line State

Borders:   This state is bordered by West Virginia and Virginia on the west, Virginia on the south, Pennsylvania on the north, and Delaware on the east.

  Largest Cities:
1.  Baltimore
2.  Columbia
3.  Silver Spring
4.  Dundalk
5.  Wheaton-Glenmont
6.  Ellicott City
7.  Germantown
8.  Bethesda
9.  Frederick
10.  Gaithersburg
11.  Towson
12.  Bowie
13.  Aspen Hill
14.  Rockville
15.  Potomac