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Connecticut Travel Guide

Situated in the northeast, Connecticut is also part of New York metropolitan area. It is a highly populated state having 3.4 million inhabitants.

While other states had the English or French as European settlers, it was the Dutch who decided to settle here. Later on, the English were the ones to establish some major settlements. The British rule lasted until the American Revolution.

The state’s location on the coastline made it very appealing to maritime trade and this helped it a lot in its development. It was one of the wealthiest states with a strong economy. Its location also influences its climate, which is a part humid continental part humid subtropical makes it acceptable for touristy purposes even if temperatures can range from the -1 degrees Celsius the lowest in winter to 31 the highest in summer.

The majority of the inhabitants are Roman Catholic even if there are many other religions represented.

There’s the Connecticut River and the Atlantic Ocean that make the state attractive for all those who love water based activities, but there are also mountains like Bear Mountain or Mount Frissell that attract tourists in love with hiking. The proof that there are a lot of green spaces are the numerous cities that have the word Green in their name like New Heaven Green or Lebanon Green.


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