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Kentucky

Data & Facts

Kentucky Flag
State Name
Kentucky  - State Abbr.: KY
Statehood
1-Jun-1792
 - Statehood Ranking: 15
Land Area
39,728 sqaremiles  (102,892 qkm)
 - Land Area Ranking: 36
Population
4,041,769
(2000; Census every 10 years)
Capital
Frankfort
Biggest City
Louisville
Nickname
The Bluegrass State
Motto
United we stand, divided we fall
Highest Point
1.263 m / 4,144 ft (Black Mountain)
Lowest Point
78 m / 256 ft (Mississippi River)
Timezone
Eastern Standard Time (GMT-5hrs, MEZ-6hrs) as well as Central Standard Time (GMT-6hrs, MEZ-7hrs)
 - Dayligh Saving Time
 - yes
Tree
Tulip Tree
Flower
Goldenrod
Bird
Kentucky Cardinal
Animal
Grey Squirrel
Song
My Old Kentucky Home (by Stephen Collins Foster, 1853)
Other Symbols
State Horse;Thoroughbred

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GPS Coordinates

1 -- Frankfort, Kentucky State Capitol
Decimal Lat: 38.187188 / Lon: -84.875339
Degree

 
  Kentucky
 

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