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Kansas . USA

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Capital - Topeka

No. of Counties - 105

Population - 2,940,865

Area - 82,278 sq mi (213,100 km2) sqkm

Pop. Density - 34.9/sq mi (13.5/km2)

Median Household Income - $56,422

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About - Kansas

Kansas is a state located in the Midwestern region of the United States. Here are some key facts about Kansas:

  1. Capital: Topeka
  2. Largest City: Wichita
  3. Nickname: The Sunflower State
  4. Statehood: Kansas became the 34th state of the United States on January 29, 1861.
  5. Population: As of my last update, Kansas had a population of around 2.9 million people.
  6. Area: Kansas covers an area of approximately 82,278 square miles (213,100 square kilometers).
  7. Geography: Kansas is known for its vast plains and prairies, earning it the nickname "The Breadbasket of America." The state is relatively flat, with the exception of the Flint Hills in the eastern part.
  8. Economy: Agriculture plays a significant role in the state's economy, with Kansas being a leading producer of wheat, sorghum, and beef. Additionally, aviation, manufacturing, and energy production are important industries in the state.
  9. Education: Kansas is home to several universities and colleges, including the University of Kansas (in Lawrence) and Kansas State University (in Manhattan).
  10. History: Kansas played a significant role in the abolitionist movement and was a battleground for pro-slavery and anti-slavery forces in the years leading up to the American Civil War. The state is known for the historic events such as the Bleeding Kansas conflicts and the Dred Scott decision.
  11. Landmarks: Notable landmarks in Kansas include the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene, and the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka.
  12. Climate: Kansas generally experiences hot summers and cold winters, with temperatures varying significantly between seasons. Tornadoes are relatively common in the state, particularly during the spring and summer months.
  13. Culture: The state has a rich cultural heritage, influenced by Native American, European, and African American traditions. Events like the Kansas State Fair and the Symphony in the Flint Hills celebrate aspects of this culture.

These are just some key facts about Kansas, but there's much more to discover about this diverse and historically significant state!

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