Vermont - one of the states in the northeastern part of our country, located in the New England region, joined the U.S. in 1791 as the 14 st state. One of the smallest states in our country: the land area is 24.923 km ². The capital is Montpelier, the largest city is Burlington. The official nickname is Green Mountain. Vermont is located in New England, north-eastern United States. State territory includes the 23.955 km ² of land and 948 km ² of water surface, total area - 24.902 km ² (45 th out of 50 U.S. dollars). The western shore of the Connecticut River separates Vermont from New Hampshire at the east. Main Lake Vermont is Lake Champlain, the sixth largest freshwater lake in the United States separates Vermont from New York state at the north-west.