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Nebraska . USA

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Capital - Lincoln

No. of Counties - 93

Population - 1,961,504

Area - 77,358 sq mi (200,356 km2) sqkm

Pop. Density - 24.94/sq mi (9.62/km2)

Median Household Income - $59,970

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About - Nebraska

Here are some key facts about the state of Nebraska:

  1. Location: Nebraska is located in the Midwestern region of the United States. It is bordered by South Dakota to the north, Iowa to the east and Missouri to the southeast, Kansas to the south, Colorado to the southwest, and Wyoming to the west.

  2. Capital: Lincoln is the capital city of Nebraska. It is the second-most populous city in the state after Omaha.

  3. Largest City: Omaha is the largest city in Nebraska and serves as the economic and cultural hub of the state.

  4. Statehood: Nebraska became the 37th state to join the United States on March 1, 1867.

  5. Nickname: Nebraska is often referred to as the "Cornhusker State" because of its large agricultural industry, particularly in corn production.

  6. Population: As of my last update, Nebraska had a population of around 1.9 million people, making it one of the least densely populated states in the U.S.

  7. Area: Nebraska has a total area of approximately 77,354 square miles (or 200,520 square kilometers), making it the 16th largest state in terms of land area.

  8. Geography: Nebraska's landscape consists mainly of rolling plains, with the eastern part of the state being more densely populated and characterized by agriculture, while the western part is more sparsely populated and features the Great Plains.

  9. Economy: Agriculture is a significant contributor to Nebraska's economy, with crops like corn, soybeans, beef, and pork being major products. The state also has a growing service and manufacturing sector.

  10. Higher Education: Nebraska is home to several institutions of higher education, including the University of Nebraska system, Creighton University, and the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

  11. Tourist Attractions: Some notable tourist attractions in Nebraska include the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Chimney Rock National Historic Site, Scotts Bluff National Monument, and the Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum.

  12. Sports: Nebraskans are passionate about college sports, particularly football. The University of Nebraska Cornhuskers football team has a large following and plays its home games at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln.

These are just a few key facts about Nebraska, a state with a rich history and diverse landscape.

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