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Did you know that the state of Nebraska is situated in the Mid-western region of America? Did you know that there are 93 counties in the U.S. state of Nebraska? Did you know that it is the 37th state of the U.S. constitution? Read our facts sheet to find out more - why not watch the free entertaining video and learn about the different U.S. States the easy way!

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Fun Fact 1

The name Nebraska was derived from the Native American naming of the Platte River, the name means "broad river"

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The state flag is a field of blue which centrally displays the state seal. The state seal displays a regional landscape it includes; mountains, a steam train, the Missouri River and steamboat, a settler’s cabin, sheaves corn - representing history and agriculture. In the foreground is a blacksmith using a hammer and anvil - representing mechanic arts and industry, the motto "Equality Before The Law" lies at the top of the scenic image. The outer circle of the seal contains the words "Great Seal of the State of Nebraska, March 1st, 1867" - the date is in reference to when the state joined the union

Fun Fact 3

The Capital city of Nebraska is Lincoln. The largest city is Omaha

Fun Fact 4

The area of the State covers 200,520 square kilometers or 77,354 square miles

Fun Fact 5

There are six states that border Nebraska they are; Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota, Iowa and Missouri

Fun Fact 6

The Nebraska state nickname is "The Cornhusker State" in tribute to the University of Nebraska football team; who are called the Cornhuskers

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Sometimes known as the Beef State; the beef industry is the second largest in the US (to Texas), it is estimated that one in five steaks are produced in Nebraska. The beef industry is significantly considered important to the local economy, between the years 1956-1965 the industry was celebrated when the Nebraska automobile license plate carried the unofficial motto - The Beef State

Fun Fact 8

The official State Song is called "Beautiful Nebraska" it was written by Jim Fras and Guy G. Miller. It was adopted as the official state song on June 21, 1967; the same year that the state celebrated 100 years of statehood

Fun Fact 9

The three largest cities in Nebraska are Omaha, Lincoln and Bellevue

Fun Fact 10

The State Motto is "Equality before the Law"

Fun Fact 11

A brief history of Nebraska - In 1803 the region became subject to the Louisiana Purchase, it became a united territory with the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854. The present day borders were established in 1861. Nebraska became the 37th State to be admitted to the Union on March 1, 1867

Fun Fact 12

The abbreviation letters for the state of Nebraska are - Nebr. The Postal Code abbreviation is - NE

Fun Fact 13

NE state symbols include; NE animal symbol - the White-tailed Deer. NE state bird symbol - the Western Meadowlark. NE state flower symbol - the Goldenrod. NE state insect emblem - the Honeybee. NE State tree - the Cottonwood

Fun Fact 14

Famous people that were born in Nebraska includes: legendary dancer and actor, Fred Astaire - born May 10, 1899, celebrated actor Marlon Brando - born April 3, 1924 and Civil Rights Activist Malcolm X - born May 19, 1925

Fun Fact 15

The US Department of Commerce Census Bureau states that the Population of Nebraska in 2012 was an estimated 1,855,525. This compares to a population of 1,066,300 in the 1900 census

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