Facts About Kansas



Facts About Kansas


Kansas is one of the 50 states of the United states. Kansas became the 34th state on January 29, 1861. This state covers a total area of 81,814.88 which makes it the 15th largest state. The capital city of Kansas is Topeka and its biggest city is Wichita. Kansas has borders with Colorado, Missouri, Nebraska, and Oklahoma.

  • Counties of Kansas: 104

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    * Allen * Anderson * Atchison * Barber * Barton * Bourbon * Brown * Butler * Chase * Chautauqua * Cherokee * Cheyenne * Clark * Clay * Cloud * Coffey * Comanche * Cowley * Crawford * Decatur * Dickinson * Doniphan * Douglas * Edwards * Elk * Ellis * Ellsworth * Finney * Ford * Franklin * Geary * Gove * Graham * Grant * Gray * Greeley * Greenwood * Hamilton * Harper * Harvey * Haskell * Hodgeman * Jackson * Jefferson * Jewell * Johnson * Kearny * Kingman * Kiowa * Labette * Lane * Leavenworth * Lincoln * Linn * Logan * Lyon * McPherson * Marion * Marshall * Meade * Miami * Mitchell * Montgomery * Morris * Morton * Nemaha * Neosho * Ness * Norton * Osage * Osborne * Ottawa * Pawnee * Phillips * Pottawatomie * Pratt * Rawlins * Rawlins * Reno * Republic * Rice * Riley * Rooks * Rush * Russell * Saline * Scott * Sedgwick * Seward * Shawnee * Sheridan * Sherman * Smith * Stafford * Stanton * Stevens * Sumner * Thomas * Trego * Wabaunsee * Wallace * Washington * Wichita * Wilson * Woodson * Wyandotte *

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  • State Motto: "Ad astra per aspera" - To the stars through difficulties

  • State Abbreviation: KS

  • State Name of Residents: Kansans

  • State Song: Home on the Range

  • State Nick Name: Sunflower State

  • State Tree: Cottonwood (Populus deltoides)

  • State Flower: Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)

  • State Animal: Buffalo (Bison bison)

  • State Bird: Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta)

  • State Reptile: Ornate Box Turtle (Terrapene ornata)

  • State Amphibian: Barred tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum mavortium)

  • State Insect: Honeybee

  • State Soil: Harney series

  • State Major Rivers: Kansas River, Republican River, Smoky Hill River, Arkansas River, Missouri

  • State Major Lakes: Tuttle Creek Reservoir, Cheney Reservoir, Waconda Lake

  • State Highest Point: Mt. Sunflower - 4,039 feet (1,231 m) above sea level

  • State Bordering Country: None

  • State Bordering Body of Water: None

  • State Name Origin: Kansas was named for Konza (also called Kansa or Kaw) Indians who lived in the area

  • State Largest Cities:
    * Wichita * Overland Park * Kansas City * Topeka * Olathe * Lawrence * Shawnee * Salina * Manhattan * Lenexa *






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