Delaware is a state of the eastern United States on the Atlantic Ocean. It was admitted as the first of the original Thirteen Colonies in 1787. Delaware is the second-smallest state in the United States such as Rhode Island being the smallest and of the most densely populated.
Dover is the capital and Wilmington the largest city. Its approximated population is 817,000. Its population, like its industry, is concentrated in the north, around Wilmington, where the major coastal highways and railways pass through from Pennsylvania and New Jersey on the north and east into Maryland on the south and west.