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East Coast of the United States

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The East Coast of the United States, also known as the Eastern Seaboard, the Atlantic Coast, and the Atlantic Seaboard, is the region encompassing the coastline where the Eastern United States meets the Atlantic Ocean.

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East Coast of the United States
Map of all states on East Coast
The East Coast of the United States. States with a coastline on the Atlantic Ocean are highlighted in dark blue. States considered part of the East Coast without a coastline are highlighted in light blue.
CountryFlag_of_the_United_States.svg United States
Principal citiesBoston
Providence
Hartford
New York City
Newark
Philadelphia
Baltimore
Washington, D.C.
Richmond
Virginia Beach
Raleigh
Charlotte
Charleston
Atlanta
Jacksonville
Orlando
Tampa
Miami
Largest cityNew York City
Largest metropolitan areaNew York metropolitan area
Population
 (2017 estimate)
  Total118,042,627[1]
Time zoneUTC−05:00 (Eastern)
  Summer (DST)UTC−04:00 (EDT)
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The region is generally understood to include the U.S. states that border the Atlantic Ocean: Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Virginia, as well as the federal capital of Washington, D.C., and non-coastline states: Pennsylvania, Vermont, and West Virginia.[2]

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