Connecticut has an area of 14,356 sq km and a population of more than 3 million people. The capital city is Hartford.
Connecticut is situated in the north-eastern region of the USA, in an expanse known as New England. It is bordered in the north by Massachusetts, in the south by LongIslandSound, in the west by NewYork and in the east by RhodeIsland. The ConnecticutRiver cuts right through the centre of the state and flows into the AtlanticOcean through the Long Island Sound.