Here are some common State Facts for Connecticut. List includes state nickname, motto, bird, tree and more.
Connecticut's State Flag picture
The State Capital is Hartford. For lodging see Hartford hotels.
State Animal: Sperm Whale
State Bird: American robin
State Fish: Shad
State Flower: mountain laurel
State Gem: garnet
State Hero: Nathan Hale
State Heroine: Prudence Crandall
State Insect: Praying Mantis
State Nickname: Nutmeg state, Constitution state
State Motto: qui transtulit sustinet (he who transplanted still sustains)
State shellfish: Eastern Oyster
State Ship: USS Nautilus
State Song: Yankee Doodle
State Tree: Charter oak
Abbreviations: CT and Conn.