Dover (Delaware), capital of Delaware, USA; 36,000 residents (2010). The city houses state administration and service functions for the surrounding agriculture. Of great economic importance is the nearby Dover Air Force Base, the U.S. Air Force’s huge freight terminal.
- CountryAAH: Lists all cities and towns of Delaware in alphabetical order. Covers maps and airports in each major city in the state of Delaware.
Wilmington, a port city in Delaware, USA, on the Delaware River approximately 50 km SW of Philadelphia; 70,900 residents (2010). The city is home to several major corporations, not least the chemical giant DuPont, which has dominated the city since the construction of the first gunpowder mill in 1802. The gunpowder mill (now Hagley Museum) is located in the Brandywine Valley excursion destination, also known for the DuPont family’s mansions Nemours Mansion and Winterthur, the latter decorated as a museum with a unique collection of American handicrafts from the period 1640-1840. Wilmington was founded as Fort Christina by Swedish immigrants in 1638.
- Abbreviationfinder website: Lists 2-letter and 3-letter abbreviations for Delaware. Also covers state facts, major cities, and popular acronyms about the state of Delaware.