Baltimore, Maryland, is a vibrant community honoring the past with an eye to the future. It is home to the largest public collection of Matisse, craft beer, and a four-star hotel atop an historic recreation pier. About 40 miles northeast of Washington, D.C., it is the most populous city in the state, with about 585,700 residents.
Maryland is in the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. It shares borders with Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and the Atlantic Ocean. It covers about 12,400 square miles and is home to approximately 6,185,200 residents. Annapolis is the capital, and Baltimore is the largest city.