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Colorado

Data & Facts

Colorado Flag
State Name
Colorado  - State Abbr.: CO
Statehood
1-Aug-1876
 - Statehood Ranking: 38
Land Area
103,718 sqaremiles  (268,620 qkm)
 - Land Area Ranking: 8
Population
4,301,261
(2000; Census every 10 years)
Capital
Denver
Biggest City
Denver
Nickname
The Centennial State
Motto
Nil Sine Numine (== Nothing Without the Deity)
Highest Point
4.811 m / 15,784 ft (Mount Elbert)
Lowest Point
1.100 m / 3,609 ft (Arkansas River)
 - Dayligh Saving Time
 - yes
Tree
Colorado Blue Spruce
Flower
White and Lavender Columbine
Bird
Lark Bunting
Animal
Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep
Song
"Where the Columbines Grow" (since 8-May-1915; by A.J. Fynn)

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MAP

 
GPS Coordinates

1 -- Denver, Colorado State Capitol
Decimal Lat: 39.739197 / Lon: -104.986039
Degree

 
  Colorado
 

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