Colorado State Facts and History

Alabama, 30th most extensive by area located in the Southern United States, joined the union in 1819. Yellowhammer State is the nickname of Alabama. But someone says as Cotton State.

Colorado Quick Facts

  • Current Governor: Jared Polis (Democratic Party)
  • Capital: Denver
  • Population: 5.759 million (2019 est.)
  • Residents: Alaskan
  • Land Area: 269,837 km²
  • Water Area: 451.78 sq km
  • Total Area: 104,093.67 SQ KM
  • Width: 280 mi (450 km)
  • Length: 380 mi (610 km)
  • State Motto: “Nil Sine Numine (Nothing Without Providence)”
  • Nickname: Centennial State
  • Electoral votes: 3
  • Seats in U.S. House of Representatives: 7 of (435)
  • State Song: “Where the Columbines Grow” “Rocky Mountain High”
  • Date of Statehood: August 1, 1876
  • Time Zone: Mountain (GMT − 7 hours)
  • Official Website of Colorado: colorado.gov
  • State abbreviation/Postal code: CO
  • Origin of name: Colorado is also called “Colorful Colorado” presumably because of our magnificent scenery of mountains, rivers and plains.

Colorado State Slogan

The official state slogan of Colorado:

Nil sine numine” – 

“Nil Sine Numine” is commonly translated as “Nothing without Providence” or “Nothing without God” but actually a more correct translation suggests “Nothing Without the Deity”..

State Symbol of Colorado

Flag of Colorado
Flag of Colorado
State Bird of Colorado
State Bird of Colorado – Lark Bunting
State Grass of Colorado
State Grass of Colorado – Blue Grama
State Seal of Colorado
State Seal of Colorado
State Flower of Colorado
State Flower of Colorado – Blue Columbine
State Insect of Colorado
State Insect of Colorado – Hairstreak Butterfly
National Coat arms of Colorado
National Coat arms of Colorado
State Fish of Colorado
State Fish of Colorado – Greenback Cutthroat Trout
State Sport of Colorado
State Sport of Colorado – Pack Burro Racing

Map of Colorado

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