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Flag of Connecticut

Use: Civil and state flag
Proportion: 3:4
Adopted: September 9, 1897; 121 years ago
Design: White shield with three grapevines on a field of azure blue.
The flag of the state of Connecticut is a black baroque shield with three grapevines, each bearing three bunches of purple grapes on a field of azure blue. The banner below the shield reads "Qui Transtulit Sustinet", Latin for "He who transplanted sustains"), Connecticut's state motto. The flag dimensions are 5.5 feet (1.7 m) in length and 4.33 feet (1.32 m) in width.

State of Connecticut
Flag of Connecticut State seal of Connecticut
Flag Seal
  • The Constitution State (official)
  • The Nutmeg State
  • The Provisions State
  • The Land of Steady Habits
  • Qui transtulit sustinet (Latin)
  • He who transplanted still sustains
State song(s): "Yankee Doodle"
Map of the United States with Connecticut highlighted
Official language None
  • Connecticuter
  • Connecticutian
  • Nutmegger
Capital Hartford
Largest city Bridgeport
Largest metro Greater Hartford
Area Ranked 48th
• Total 5,567 sq mi
(14,357 km2)
• Width 110 miles (177 km)
• Length 70 miles (113 km)
• % water 12.6
• Latitude 40°58' N to 42°03' N
• Longitude 71°47' W to 73°44' W
Population Ranked 29th
• Total 3,572,665 (2018)
• Density 739/sq mi (285/km2)
Ranked 4th
• Median household income $74,168 (6th)
• Highest point Massachusetts border on south slope of Mount Frissell
2,379 ft (725 m)
• Mean 500 ft (150 m)
• Lowest point Long Island Sound
Sea level
Before statehood Connecticut Colony
Admitted to the Union January 9, 1788 (5th)
Governor Ned Lamont (D)
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz (D)
Legislature Connecticut General Assembly
• Upper house Connecticut Senate
• Lower house Connecticut House of Representatives
U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D)
Chris Murphy (D)
U.S. House delegation 5 Democrats (list)
Time zone Eastern: UTC −5/−4
ISO 3166 US-CT
Abbreviations CT, Conn.
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