The State of Connecticut is situated on the situated on the north-eastern seaboard of the United States of America. With only a total land area of 5,544 square miles, it is the 48th largest and the 29th most populous state in the U.S. The state capital is Hartford.
Connecticut became the fifth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution on January 9, 1788. The name Connecticut came from a Native American word, “quonehtacut” that means “long tidal river”. The Dutch were the first European to settle in Connecticut by establishing a fort in Hartford in 1614; In 1633, the first English settlers came in Windsor and as the years went by, more English people settled in Connecticut until they outnumbered and made the Dutch leave their fort in 1654.
Connecticut was home to the first hamburger ,coloured television, and the first American dictionary published by Noah Webster in 1806.
During our short stay in Connecticut, we visited New Haven to see Yale University.
Yale University, founded in 1701, is the 3rd oldest university in the United States. This university has produced many notable people known for different fields such as politics, arts and science, business, music, sports, drama and many more.