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Dover is the capital and second largest city in the state of Delaware in
the United States with 37,538 residents (U.S. Census, 2017). It forms a larger metropolitan
area comprising the Kent county with about 179,000 residents. The city is
centrally located in Delaware on the St. James River on the Delaware Plain. The
town was named after Dover in England and was given by William Penn.
More than 90 percent of the population is made up of nearly as many white
Americans as Americans of African descent. The population is rising rapidly.
Economics and culture
Most people work in the service sector since Dover is the state capital. Many
work at Dover Air Force Base southeast of the city and at food manufacturer
Kraft Foods. There is also some light industry and trade in agricultural
Dover is located in Delaware State University and branches of the University
of Delaware and Wilmington University. It is also a technical college.
Two weekends every year, NASCAR competitions are held at Dover National
Speedway, and the Firefly Music Festival is held annually in part of the area.
The city has several large and small parks as well as a number of buildings
and monuments from the American colonial era.
Dover was founded in 1683 and became the state capital in 1777. At The Green
is the Old State House (rebuilt in 1787-1792) which served as the Capitol
building until 1933 when the state offices were transferred to the Legislative
Hall nearby. Bayhealth Medical Center opened in 1997 after the merger of two