Colorado is also known as the Centennial state as it became a state on Aug 1st 1876, the 100th anniversary year of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Origin of state's name: The name Colorado has its origins in the Spanish name for red color as this was the color seen in the Colorado River.
Capital City: The capital of Colorado is Denver which is one of the fastest growing cities in America and is situated at eh base of the Rocky Mountains. The state is bordered by Arizona, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Utah and Wyoming.
Population: The population of the state is in excess of 4.3 million and growing
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Economy: The main agriculture which drives the economy is corn and wheat followed by cattle farming and milk production. The main industries in the state are medical equipment, mining, food processing and of course tourism.
State Bird: The state bird is the Prairie Lark Finch which has quite the musical voice
State Flower: The state flower is the Aquilegia caerules of Rocky Mountain columbine which is very fragile and is becoming increasingly rare so much so that state has enacted laws to protect it from being picked in some places.
State Song: The state song is the "where the columbines grow" by A.J. Flynn that sings the praises of this great state.