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Quick Facts: Oklahoma
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Capital City: Oklahoma City

Oklahoma: Map and State Flag

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Nickname: Sooner State
Motto: Labor Omnia Vincit (Labor Conquers All Things)
Statehood: November 16, 1907 (46th)
Origin of State's Name: Based on Choctaw Indian words: "okla" meaning people and "humma" meaning red."
Largest Cities: Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Norman, Lawton, Broken Arrow
Border States: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Texas
Land Area: 68,679 sq. mi., 19th largest
State Bird: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
State Flower: Mistletoe (phoradendron serotinum)
State Tree: Redbud (cercis canadensis)
State Song: Oklahoma
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U.S. Senate: 112th Congress

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