Monday, 3 October 2011


STATE OF KANSAS
State Abbreviation: KS, US-KS
Capital City: Topeka
Largest City: Wichita
US Region:is a Midwestern state in the central region of the US
Borders: Nebraska on the north; Missouri on the east; Oklahoma on the south; and Colorado on the west.
Bird: Western Meadowlark
Flag: On a navy blue field is a sunflower,the state flower. Also, the state seal and the words "Kansas". In the picture of the state seal are thirty-four stars representing the order of statehood. Above the stars is the motto "To the Stars Through Difficulties". On the seal a sunrise overshadows a farmer plowing a field near his log cabin, a steamboat sailing the Kansas River, a wagon train heading west and Native Americans hunting bison. Flag adopted 1927.
Flower: Sunflower
Motto: "Ad astra per aspera"
Important cities: Wichita, Overland Park, Kansas City, Topeka.
Elevation:
+ Highest Point: Mount Sunflower 4,039 ft (1,232 m)
+ Lowest Point: Verdigris River 679 ft (207 m)
+ Population: 2,853,116
+ Density: 34.9/sq mi (12.7/km2)
+ % water: 0.56

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