Maine: Map, Largest Cities & What to See

Petr Novák

Maine is the northernmost state of the continental and easternmost state of the entire United States. Its name is synonymous with rocky coastlines, forested interior and a cuisine full of lobster, clams and other aquatic creatures. From a tourism perspective, the fact that Maine is considered the safest state in the US is a positive.

Maine: Map, Largest Cities & What to See

Map of Maine / Where is Maine?

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

Basic Information about Maine

What to See in Maine

  1. Acadia National Park
  2. Portland Art Museum
  3. Marginal Way
  4. Mount Desert Island
  5. Portland Head Light in Cape Elizabeth
  6. Mount Battie
  7. Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse
  8. Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
  9. Allagash Brewery
  10. Ogunquit Beach

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

Fun Facts about Maine

Date of Maine’s Entry into the Union

March 15, 1820 (23rd in order)

Maine state nickname

The Pine Tree State

Maine’s tallest mountain

Mount Katahdin (1,606 metres)

Maine Rivers

  1. Saint John River (673 km)
  2. Androscoggin River (286 km)
  3. Kennebec River (270 km)
  4. Saco River (219 km)
  5. West Branch Penobscot River (188 km)

Airports in Maine

  1. Portland International Jetport
  2. Bangor International Airport
  3. Knox County Regional Airport
  4. Preque Isle – Northern Maine Regional Airport
  5. Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport

Maine Sports Teams

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

Universities in Maine

  • University of Maine

ZIP Codes

03901-04992

Weather in Maine | Average Temperatures in Maine | Average Precipitation in Maine

Maine Weather

Maine’s climate is greatly influenced by the Atlantic Ocean. Temperatures in the summer typically range from 23 °C to 27 °C in the shade, dropping to 14 °C at night.

Winters tend to be very cold, with temperatures as low as -10 °C to 0 °C in January, and can drop to -18 °C in some northern Maine areas.

Current Forecasts:

Largest Cities in Maine

# City Population Map
1 Portland 66,215 Show on Map
2 Lewiston 36,225 Show on Map
3 Bangor 32,262 Show on Map
4 South Portland 25,532 Show on Map
5 Auburn 23,414 Show on Map
6 Biddeford 21,504 Show on Map
7 Sanford 21,223 Show on Map
8 Saco 19,964 Show on Map
9 Westbrook 19,074 Show on Map
10 Augusta 18,697 Show on Map

Food Prices in Maine

  • McDonalds Restaurant McMeal prices: $9.00
  • Restaurant draft beer (0.5L): $3.50
  • Cappuccino in restaurant: $3.95
  • Coca-Cola in restaurant (0.33 l): $2.06
  • Milk (1 l): $0.82
  • Bread (500 g): $3.25
  • Rice (1 kg): $4.78
  • Egg (12 pcs): $2.33
  • Cheese (1 kg): $11.76
  • Boneless chicken breast (1 kg): $12.13
  • Beef Loin (1 kg): $11.02
  • Apples (1 kg): $7.05
  • Bananas (1 kg): $3.03
  • Oranges (1 kg): $6.06
  • Tomatoes (1 kg): $5.23
  • Potatoes (1 kg): $3.00
  • Water (1.5 l bottle): $1.80
  • Bottle beer (0.5 l bottle): $1.77
  • Pack of Marlboro cigarettes: $8.29

Food prices in Augusta valid in January 2021. Take them as a guide, they vary considerably from store to store. Tax is included in the price.

Maine Flag | Maine State Emblem

State Symbols of Maine

  • Bulbous fruit:berry
  • Dessert: blueberry pie
  • Gemstone: Tourmaline
  • Fossil: pertica quadrifaria
  • Insect: bee
  • Cat: Maine Coon Cat
  • Medicinal plant: lime tree
  • Drink: Moxie
  • Song: State of Maine Song (by Roger Vinton Snow)
  • Bird: Monkweed
  • Fish: Salmon
  • Tree: pine tree
  • Animal: salmon

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