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New York

New York was the 11th state to join the United States of America. New York officially became a state on July 26, 1788. The capital city is Albany, but the largest city is New York City.

Here are some official state symbols to help you get to know New York better.

  • State Abbreviation - NY
  • State Nickname - The Empire State
  • State Mammal - Beaver
  • State Shell - Bay Scallop
  • State Gem - Garnet
  • State Tree - Sugar Maple
  • State Fruit - Apple

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Did you know that New York is the 27th biggest state in the USA? The territory spans 54,475 square miles.