Connecticut: Map, Largest Cities & What to See

Petr Novák

Connecticut is a small state on the east coast of the United States. Nicknamed the Constitutional State, the first foundations of the American Constitution were laid in Connecticut, which was only the fifth state to join the Union. Connecticut is home to the world-famous Yale University, often incorrectly spelled Conecticut.

Connecticut: Map, Largest Cities & What to See

Map of Connecticut / Where is Connecticut?

Table of Contents
  1. Basic Information About Connecticut
  2. What to See in the State of Connecticut
  3. Fun Facts about Connecticut
  4. Connecticut Weather
  5. Largest Cities in Connecticut
  6. Connecticut Food Prices
  7. State Symbols of Connecticut

Basic Information About Connecticut

What to See in the State of Connecticut

  1. Mystic Seaport Maritime Museum
  2. Peabody Museum of Natural Science at Yale University
  3. Gillette Castle State Park
  4. New England Air Museum at Windsor Locks
  5. The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
  6. Mark Twain Family House and Museum in Hartford
  7. The Submarine Museum in Groton
  8. Lake Compounce Amusement Park
  9. Hammonasset Beach State Park
  10. Sheffield Island Lighthouse

For tips on other sights and places of interest in Connecticut, post them in the discussion.

Fun Facts about Connecticut

Date of Connecticut’s Entry into the Union

January 9, 1788 (5th in order)

Connecticut state nickname

The Constitution State

The Highest Mountain in Connecticut

Mount Frissell (725 metres)

Connecticut Rivers

  1. Connecticut River (655 km)
  2. Housatonic River (224 km)
  3. Quinebaug River (111 km)
  4. Farmington River (76 km)
  5. Quinnipiac River (74 km)

Airports in Connecticut

  1. Bradley International Airport
  2. Tweed New Haven Regional Airport
  3. Danbury Munincipal Airport
  4. Bridgeport Airport
  5. Waterbury-Oxford Airport

Connecticut Sports Teams

  • NFL (American football): no team
  • MLB (baseball): no team
  • MLS (football): no team
  • NHL (ice hockey): no team
  • NBA (basketball): no team

University of Connecticut

  • Yale University
  • University of Connecticut

ZIP Codes

06001-06389, 06401-06928

Weather in Connecticut | Average temperatures in Connecticut | Average precipitation Connecticut

Connecticut Weather

Connecticut has four seasons, with the Atlantic coast tending to be warmer than inland. Summers tend to be sunny and hot across the state, with average temperatures ranging from 27°C to 31°C. The hot weather is commonly accompanied by thunderstorms and occasional hurricanes in high season.

Winter temperatures hover around freezing, with snowfall across Connecticut, more so at higher elevations.

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Largest Cities in Connecticut

# City Population Map
1 Bridgeport 144,229 Show on Map
2 New Haven 129,779 Show on Map
3 Hartford 124,775 Show on Map
4 Stamford 122,643 Show on Map
5 North Stamford 121,230 Show on Map
6 Waterbury 110,366 Show on Map
7 Norwalk 85,603 Show on Map
8 East Norwalk 84,530 Show on Map
9 Danbury 80,893 Show on Map
10 New Britain 73,206 Show on Map

Connecticut Food Prices

  • McDonalds Restaurant McMeal Prices: $8.00
  • Restaurant Draft Beer (0.5L): $5.00
  • Cappuccino in restaurant: $4.33
  • Coca-Cola in restaurant (0.33 l): $2.11
  • Milk (1 l): $0.83
  • Bread (500 g): $1.85
  • Rice (1 kg): $3.36
  • Egg (12 pcs): $1.90
  • Cheese (1 kg): $13.95
  • Boneless chicken breast (1 kg): $7.18
  • Beef Loin (1 kg): $9.18
  • Apples (1 kg): $3.05
  • Bananas (1 kg): $1.12
  • Oranges (1 kg): $5.13
  • Tomatoes (1 kg): $5.86
  • Potatoes (1 kg): $1.79
  • Water (1.5 l bottle): $1.67
  • Bottle beer (0.5 l bottle): $2.66
  • Pack of Marlboro cigarettes: $11.28

Grocery prices in the City of New Haven effective January 2021. Take these as a guide, they vary widely from store to store. Tax is included in the price.

Connecticut Flag | Connecticut State Emblem

State Symbols of Connecticut

  • Fossils: eubrontes
  • Insects: pious mantis
  • Hero: Nathan Hale
  • Heroine: Prudence Crandall
  • Flower: Wide-leaved mumot
  • Aircraft: F4U Corsair
  • Square Dance:Square Dance
  • Ship: USS Nautilus (SSN-571)
  • Mineral: granate
  • Song: Yankee Doodle
  • Bird: Migratory Thrush
  • Fish: flake tastes good
  • Savannah: Great crested grebe
  • Composer: Charles Ives
  • Tree: white oak

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