STATE ABBREVIATION: NE
CAPITAL CITY: Lincoln
US REGION: CenterBORDERS: 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
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
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.