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Oregon

Data & Facts

Oregon Flag
State Name
Oregon  - State Abbr.: OR
Statehood
14-Feb-1859
 - Statehood Ranking: 33
Land Area
95,997 sqaremiles  (248,623 qkm)
 - Land Area Ranking: 10
Population
3,421,399
(2000; Census every 10 years)
Capital
Salem
Biggest City
Portland
Nickname
The Beaver State
Motto
She Flies With Her Own Wings (1987)
Highest Point
3.426 m / 11.240 ft (Mt. Hood)
Lowest Point
Sea Level
 - Dayligh Saving Time
 - yes
Tree
Douglas-Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii)
Flower
Oregon Grape (Mahonia aquifolium)
Bird
Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta)
Animal
American Beaver (Castor canadensis)
Song
"Oregon, My Oregon" (by J.A. Buchanan from Astoria and Henry B. Murtagh from Portland, 1920)

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GPS Coordinates

1 -- Salem, Oregon State Capitol
Decimal Lat: 44.938895 / Lon: -123.030345
Degree

 
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