Delawarehas an area of 6,452 sq km and a population of nearly 845,000 people. The capital city is Dover.
Delaware is the second-smallest state in the USA after Rhode Island. The state is bordered to the north by Pennsylvania, to the south and west by Maryland and to the east by NewJersey, DelawareRiver and DelawareBay. The state, together with the Eastern Shore counties of Maryland and two counties of Virginia, form the DelmarvaPeninsula, which is a geographical unit stretching up to the Atlantic Ocean.