Maryland Facts Info Stuff
Facts Info Stuff MD Maryland
United States Introduction Background Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783.
United States Government Legal system is the federal court system based on English common law; each state has its own unique legal system, of which all but one (Louisiana, which is still influenced by the Napoleonic Code) is based on English common law; judicial review of legislative acts; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction.
Maryland Latitude Facts: 39.0724 and Maryland Longitude Facts: -76.7902
United States Government National holiday is Independence Day, 4th of July (1776)
United States People Population below poverty line (%) 12% (2004 estimate)
Maryland's County Facts:
Allegany County Anne Arundel County Baltimore County Baltimore City County Calvert County Caroline County Carroll County Cecil County Charles County Dorchester County Frederick County Garrett County Harford County Howard County Kent County Montgomery County Prince Georges County Queen Annes County Saint Marys County Somerset County Talbot County Washington County Wicomico County Worcester County
United States Economy Current account balance-$731.2 billion (2007 estimate)