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Wyoming . USA

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Capital - Cheyenne

No. of Counties - 23

Population - 576,851

Area - 97,914 sq mi (253,600 km2) sqkm

Pop. Density - 5.97/sq mi (2.31/km2)

Median Household Income - $62,268

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About - Wyoming

Here are some key facts about the state of Wyoming, USA:

  1. Capital: Cheyenne
  2. Statehood: Wyoming became the 44th state of the United States on July 10, 1890.
  3. Population: As of my last update, Wyoming has a relatively small population compared to its size, with around 600,000 residents.
  4. Area: Despite its small population, Wyoming is the 10th largest state in terms of land area. It is known for its vast, open spaces and stunning natural landscapes.
  5. Nicknames: Wyoming is often referred to as the "Equality State" because it was the first state to grant women the right to vote and hold public office in 1869. It is also called the "Cowboy State" due to its rich cowboy and ranching history.
  6. Yellowstone National Park: A significant portion of Yellowstone National Park, the first national park in the world, is located in northwestern Wyoming. The park is renowned for its geothermal features, including geysers and hot springs, as well as its diverse wildlife such as bison, elk, and grizzly bears.
  7. Grand Teton National Park: Wyoming is also home to Grand Teton National Park, known for its stunning mountain scenery, including the iconic Teton Range.
  8. Economy: Historically, Wyoming's economy has been heavily dependent on mineral extraction, particularly coal, oil, and natural gas. More recently, tourism has become increasingly important, driven by the state's natural beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities.
  9. University of Wyoming: The state's only public four-year university, the University of Wyoming, is located in Laramie.
  10. State Symbols: Wyoming's state bird is the Western Meadowlark, its state flower is the Indian Paintbrush, and its state tree is the Plains Cottonwood.

These are just some of the key facts about Wyoming, a state known for its rugged beauty, pioneering spirit, and outdoor adventures.

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