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Colorado: An Overview

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Colorado, “the Centennial State,” was the thirty-eighth state to enter the Union on August 1, 1876. Its diverse geography encompasses 104,094 square miles of the American West and includes swathes of the Great Plains , southern Rocky Mountains , and the Colorado Plateau. Colorado has an average...

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Added by Nick Johnson on 04/28/2016 - 10:10, last changed on 09/01/2021 - 07:03
TERRITORY : February 28, 1861 STATEHOOD: August 1, 1876 CAPITAL: Denver MOTTO : “Nil Sine Numine” – “Nothing without Providence” NICKNAMES: The Centennial State, The Highest State, The Columbine State TOTAL POPULATION (2020 census): 5,773,714 LAND AREA: 104,093 sq. mi., 8th in nation HIGHEST POINT...
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