The US state of New Hampshire is located in the east of the USA, in the New England region. It is also called The Granite State because of its quarries. The special thing about this state is that there are no general value added or income taxes, which corresponds to the state motto “Live freely or die”. The capital is Concord, there live about 47,000 inhabitants.
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The US state of New Hampshire
Lake at Milton in New Hampshire
A total of around 1.3 million citizens live here in an area of more than 24,200 km².
This corresponds to about half the area of Holland. Most people live in southern New Hampshire, with mountain ranges to the north.
The highest mountain in the north is Mount Washington at 1,917 meters.
New Hampshire borders the state of Vermont to the west, the Canadian province of Quebec to the north, Maine to the east, and Massachusetts to the south.
The biggest cities
The population of the largest cities in New Hampshire are rounded and are from the year 2010.
- Nashua 86,000
- Concord 43,000
- Dover 30,000
Climate and weather conditions
The climate in New Hampshire is continental, with influences from the Atlantic Ocean at the east end. In summer it is generally quite pleasant there, but it can also get hotter depending on the weather. In the winter it is quite cool and snow falls a lot, especially in the north, where, for example in deep Bavaria, you have to cope with higher snow masses. Heavy snowstorms must be feared when the weather god sends the white wet from the east in winter.
The best travel time for New Hampshire is in autumn, then you can also enjoy the forests in their bright, colorful dress. Hiking and water sports such as canoeing are popular then, and in winter many tourists get their money’s worth with skiing and cross-country skiing.