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State Abbreviation - VT
State Capital - Montpelier
Largest City - Burlington
Area - 9,615 square miles [Vermont is the 45th biggest state in the USA]
Population - 608,827 (as of 2000) [Vermont is the 49th most populous state in the USA]
Name for Residents - Vermonters
Major Industries - maple syrup, farming (dairy), tourism, electronics, forest products (especially paper)
Origin of the Name Vermont - The name Vermont comes from the French words for green mountain, "mont vert."
State Nickname - Green Mountain State
State Motto - "Freedom and Unity "
State Song - These Green Mountains