is an American state situated in the northeastern part of the country. It has an area of 9,616 square miles (24,906 square kilometers) and a population of 643,077 people, according to the 2022 estimate. The capital city is Montpelier. Vermont is a New England state bordered by Quebec, Canada on the north, Massachusetts on the south, and New York on the west. On the east side, it is separated from New Hampshire by the Connecticut River. The Green Mountains run through the center of Vermont, with its highest peak, Mount Mansfield, reaching 4,393 feet (1,339 meters). Most rivers in the state empty into Lake Champlain.
Vermont became an independent republic in 1777 before joining the United States as the 14th state in 1791. Its nickname is the "Green Mountain State" and its motto is "Freedom and Unity." The official bird is the hermit thrush, the flower is the red clover, and the song is “These Green Mountains”. It has one seat in the US House of Representatives out of the 435 representatives. The time zone is Eastern (GMT -5 hours).