Maryland has an area of 32,133 sq km and a population of 5,600,000 people. The state’s capital city is Annapolis.
Maryland is located in the mid-Atlantic region of the USA. It is bounded to the north by Pennsylvania, to the south by Virginia, to the west and southwest by WestVirginia and to the east by Delaware and the AtlanticOcean. The ChesapeakeBay cuts through the centre of the state, and gives the counties on its eastern side the title of ‘EasternShore’.