15 Fast Facts about Nebraska
Nebraska is the 16th largest state in the United States. And even though the state is landlocked, incredibly Nebraska has a Navy. Home to Warren Buffet, the Reuben sandwich, and the birthplace of Kool-Aid, here are 15 fast facts about Nebraska – The Cornhusker State.
Fast Facts about Nebraska:
- Capital: Lincoln
- U.S. State Abbreviation: NE
- Admission to Statehood: March 1st, 1867
- # State to Enter Union: 37th
- Time Zone(s): Central
- Nickname: The Cornhusker State
- Largest City: Omaha
- Number of Representatives: 3
- Bird: Western Meadowlark
- Flower: Goldenrod
- Flag Colors: Gold, Silver and Blue
- Demonym: Nebraskan
- Border States: South Dakota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, and Wyoming
- Population (2015): 1,952,570; Rank: 38 of 50
- Motto/Slogan: Equality Before the Law
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