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Quick Facts: Nebraska
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Capital City: Lincoln

Nebraska: Map and State Flag

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Nickname: Cornhusker State
Motto: Equality before the law
Statehood: March 1, 1867 (37th)
Origin of State's Name: Based on an Otos Indian word that means "flat water," referring to the Platte River
Largest Cities: Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island, Bellevue, Kearney
Border States: Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, South Dakota, Wyoming
Land Area: 78,878 sq.mi., 15th largest
State Bird: Western Meadowlark
State Flower: Goldenrod (solidago)
State Tree: Eastern Cottonwood (populus deltoides)
State Song: Beautiful Nebraska
E-mail your Congressperson: U.S. House: 112th Congress
U.S. Senate: 112th Congress

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