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Nebraska

Parent Category: Places

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Capital
Lincoln
Became a State
March 1, 1867 (37th)
Location 
Great Plains
Area
77,354 sq. miles (16th)
Population
1,826,341 (39th)
Major Cities
Omaha, Lincoln, Bellevue, Grand Island, Kearney
Products
corn, soybeans, wheat, sorghum, grain processing
Climate
eastern two-thirds of state has hot summer continental climate, western third has
semi-arid steppe climate - thunderstorms in spring and summer months - Chinook winds
provide temporary moderating effect on temperatures during the winter months.
Yearly Precipitation
averages 34 inches
Professional Sports Teams
no professional sports teams
Major Waterways 
Platt River, Nebraska, River, Niobrara River, Republican River
Most Famous Citizens
Gerald Ford (U.S. President)
Fred Astaire (actor)
Max Baer (boxer)
Warren Buffet (investor)
Marlon Brando (actor)
Malcolm X (religious leader)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Western Meadowlark
Goldenrod
White-tailed Deer
Eastern Cottonwood
Honeybee
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Fast Facts Resources

50 States.com
Wikipedia
Nebraska.gov 

 

 

 

 

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