Largest Cities in Delaware

Delaware (abbreviated Del. or DE), state in the northeastern United States of 5297 kmĀ². It has about 829,000 inhabitants. The capital is Dover. Delaware was originally colonized by Swedes who in 1638 founded the colony New Sweden, but this was lost in 1655.

Shipyard industry, chemical industry and a large production of broilers are important industries. Delaware was one of the original 13 states in the United States and the first to enter the union, in 1778. It is named after Lord De La Warr, who was governor of Virginia. The state is called First State and Diamond State.

Biggest Cities of Delaware by Population

Rank City State Population
1 Wilmington DE 70962
2 Dover DE 36158

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