Sunday, 25 September 2011




NEBRASKA


STATE ABBREVIATION: NE

CAPITAL CITY: Lincoln

US REGION: Center

BORDERS: South Dakota to the North; Iowa and Missouri to the East and Missouri to the Southeast, across the Missouri River; Kansas to the South; Colorado to the Southwest; and Wyoming to the West

BIRD: Western meadowlark

MOTTO: Equality Before the Law

POPULATION: 1,826,341 (the 38th in the
US)

IMPORTANT CITIES: Omaha – Lincoln – Bellevue – Grand Island – Kearney – Fremont

ECONOMY: Agriculture: Cattle, corn, hogs, soybeans, wheat

Industry: Food processing, machinery, electric equipment, printing and publishing.


FLAG: The state seal on a field of national blue

FLOWER: Goldenrod

GOVERNMENT: Nebraska is the only state in the United States with a unicameral legislature. Nebraska's

U.S. senators are Mike Johanns, the junior senator, and Ben Nelson, the senior senator. Nebraska has three representatives in the House of Representatives: Jeff Fortenberry of the 1st district; Lee Terry of the 2nd district; and Adrian M. Smith of the 3rd district.

More information:

http://snr.unl.edu/data/misc/nebraskasymbols.asp

http://www.50states.com/

http://www.netstate.com/states/symb/ne_symb.htm

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