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Did you know that the state of Colorado is part of the Mountain States, the Western and South-western United States? Did you know that the area of the State covers 104,100 square miles? Did you know that it is the 38th state of the U.S. constitution?

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Fun Fact 1

The name Colorado is believed to have originated from the meaning colored red, which refers to the red soil in the locality

Fun Fact 2

The sate flag can be described as two thick horizontal blue lines, separated by a white horizontal line of equal thickness. Upon the lines and slightly to the left side is a large thick red letter C with a solid golden yellow circle within the middle

Fun Fact 3

The four colors in the flag represent the natural elements of the state; the blue represents the blue skies, the white symbolizes the snow, the golden yellow circle is the sunshine and the red represents the soil

Fun Fact 4

Colorado entered the union in 1876, a hundred years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776; this is why it has the nickname The Centennial State

Fun Fact 5

There are 64 Counties in Colorado. The Capital city is Denver

Fun Fact 6

There are seven states that border Colorado they are; Arizona, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah and Wyoming

Fun Fact 7

The state flower is White and Lavender Columbine

Fun Fact 8

The official State Song of Colorado is "Where the Columbines Grow"

Fun Fact 9

The largest city in the state is Denver, followed by Colorado Springs and Aurora

Fun Fact 10

History fact! The Spanish were the first to discover Colorado. The territory became part of the United States in 1803 with the agreement of the Louisiana Purchase

Fun Fact 11

Colorado is one of four states in the US that share a common geographic point that is called the four corners. The other three states that form this region are Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah. If you stood at the four corners intersection you would be standing in four states at once. This area is also known as the heart of the American Southwest

Fun Fact 12

The San Luis Valley in Colorado is the largest and highest alpine valley in the world that produces and supplies crops. It produces potatoes, lettuce and barley for making beer

Fun Fact 13

A key area of Colorado’s agricultural trade is cattle, over 2.6 million cattle live in Colorado including over 90,000 dairy cows that produce approximately 250 million gallons of milk each year

Fun Fact 14

Geographic fact! Colorado is the only American state that completely lies above 1,000 meters elevation, its highest point is the top of Mount Elbert - 14,433 feet (4,399 m) above sea level. Mount Elbert is also the highest point of the Rocky Mountains which stretch for over 3000 miles

Fun Fact 15

Some of the best places to visit in Colorado include; the Colorado National Monument, Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, Gold Belt Scenic Byway, Mesa Verde National Park and the Dinosaur National Monument

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