Located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, Delaware borders Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and the Atlantic Ocean. It occupies the northeastern part of the Delmarva Peninsula, and some islands and territories that are near the Delaware River.
In comparison to all the other American States, Delaware is the second smallest and the state with the lowest number of counties. It is the only national state without a National Park System. Due to its tiny territorial area but inversely proportional economic and social indicators and, so, to the positive results it brought to the country, it is also called the “Small Wonder”.
New Castle, Kent and Sussex are the three Delawarean counties. While the two least are in the more northern part of the state and have been carrying a more predominant agricultural reality, New Castle County has more urbanized features and has the largest population and also the smallest territorial area.
Delaware is also the sixth-most densely populated state of all the U.S. Although Delaware’s capital is Dover, its largest city is Wilmington. Other big cities there are: Piedmont, Brandywine, Pike Creek-Central Kirkwood and Middletown.
Although it is the 2nd smallest state of the U.S., Delaware, which is also called by the nickname “Diamond State”, is affluent. The Delawarean economy brought many corporations to its territory along the time, being home to brands such as Dumont and AstraZeneca. Currently, some of the major industries that have the greatest potential in this state area: air force, pharmaceutical, technology, health care, chemical and educational.