15 Fast Facts about Colorado: The Centennial State

A few fun facts about the Centennial State

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Colorado is the 8th largest state in the United States. The state contains 75% of the land area of the U.S. with an altitude over 10,000 feet. Home to Pike’s Peak, the Denver Broncos, and the Four Corners, here are 15 fast facts about Colorado.

Fast Facts about Colorado:

  1. Capital: Denver
  2. U.S. State Abbreviation: CO
  3. Admission to Statehood: August 1, 1876
  4. # State to Enter Union: 38th
  5. Time Zone(s): Mountain
  6. Nickname: The Centennial State
  7. Largest City: Denver
  8. Number of Representatives: 7
  9. Bird: Lark bunting
  10. Flower: Blue Columbine
  11. Flag Colors: Blue, Red, White, Yellow
  12. Demonym: Coloradan
  13. Border States: Arizona, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, and Wyoming
  14. Population (2015): 5,456,574; Rank: 22 of 50
  15. Motto/Slogan: “Nil Sine Numine” (Nothing without providence)

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