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Colorado was the 38th state in the USA; it became a state on August 1, 1876 .
State Abbreviation - CO
State Capital - Denver
Largest City - Denver
Area - 104,100 square miles [Colorado is the 8th biggest state in the USA]
Population - 4,301,261 (as of 2000) [Colorado is the 24th most populous state in the USA]
Major Industries - agriculture (wheat, cattle, sheep), tourism (especially skiers), mining (gold, silver), oil, finance, and manufacturing

Major Rivers - Colorado River, Rio Grande, Arkansas River, South Platte River
Major Lakes - Grand Lake, Blue Mesa Reservoir, John Martin Reservoir
Highest Point - Mt. Elbert; 14,433 feet (4,399 m) above sea level
Bordering - Arizona, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, Wyoming

Origin of the Name Colorado - The word Colorado is Spanish for the "color red," and refers to the muddy Colorado River
State Nickname - Centennial State, Colorful Colorado
State Motto - "Nil sine Numine" - Nothing Without Providence
State Song - Where the Columbines Grow

Dinosaur Fossils Found in Colorado - Allosaurus, Amphicoelias, Apatosaurus, Brachiosaurus, Camarasaurus, Camptosaurus, Cathetosaurus, Ceratosaurus, Cionodon, Denversaurus, Diplodocus, Dryosaurus, Dystylosaurus, Edmontosaurus, Epanterias, Haplocanthosaurus, Marshosaurus, Nanosaurus, Ornithomimus, Othnielia, Polyonax, Stegosaurus, Supersaurus, Torvosaurus, Triceratops, Tyrannosaurus rex, Ultrasauros

Colorado State Symbols and Emblems:
State Flag
The official state flag of Colorado was adopted on June 5, 1911. It was designed by Andrew Carlisle Johnson in 1911. The white in the flag symbolizes Colorado's snowcapped mountains, the blue symbolizes clear blue skies, the red symbolizes the reddish soil, and the golden yellow represents the Sun. Attached to the flag is a cord of gold and silver, intertwined with gold and silver tassels.

Animal Symbols:
State Bird
Lark bunting
State Animal
Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep
State Insect
Colorado Hairstreak Butterfly
State Fish
Greenback Cutthroat Trout
State Fossil

A plant-eating dinosaur with plates along its back.

Plant Symbols:
State Flower
Rocky Mountain Columbine
(White and Lavender)
State Tree
Colorado Blue Spruce
State Grass
Blue grama grass

Earth Symbols:
State Gemstone
State Soil

Miscellaneous Symbol:
State Dance

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Berthoud - Chamber of Commerce

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Buena Vista - Buena Vista Area Chamber of Commerce

Canon City - Canon City Chamber of Commerce

Carbondale - Chamber of Commerce

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Delta - Chamber of Commerce

Denver - Official Web Site

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Denver - Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce

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Evergreen - Chamber of Commerce

Forest Lakes - Metropolitan District

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Fort Morgan - Fort Morgan Area Chamber of Commerce

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Georgetown - Historic Guide

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Grand Junction - Visitor & Convention Bureau

Grand Lake - Grand Lake Area Chamber of Commerce

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Greenwood Village - Official Web Site

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Gypsum - Official Web Site

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Ignacio - Official Web Site

Kremmling - Kremmling Area Chamber of Commerce

La Junta - Chamber of Commerce

La Salle - Official Web Site

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Lake City - Guide - A Complete Visitor's Guide

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Leadville - Leadville Area Chamber of Commerce

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Manitou Springs - Chamber of Commerce

Meeker - Chamber of Commerce

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Morrison - Official Web Site

Northglenn - Official Web Site

Norwood - Chamber Resort Association

Ouray - Chamber Resort Association

Pagosa Springs - Pagosa Springs Area Chamber of Commerce

Palisade - Chamber of Commerce

Parker - Official Web Site

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Pueblo - Official Web Site

Pueblo - The Greater Pueblo Chamber

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Rifle - Official Web Site

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Rocky Ford - Official Web Site

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Salida - Chamber of Commerce

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Springfield - Chamber of Commerce

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Telluride - Visitor Services

Telluride - Visitors Guide

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Thornton - Official Web Site

Trinidad - Guide - Trinidad, Colorado

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Vail - Guide - VailSoft

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Vail Valley - Tourism & Convention Bureau

Victor - Official Web Site

Westminster - Official Web Site

Wheat Ridge - Official Web Site

Winter Park - Winter Park-Fraser Valley Chamber of Commerce

Woodland Park - The Greater Woodland Park Chamber of Commerce