The Great State: Oklahoma

Oklahoma is a large "plains" state with over 40 million acres of land. The state grows crops such as hay, corn, winter wheat, peanuts and pecans. Oklahoma ranks in the top 10 in the United States for production of rye, winter wheat, peanuts, peaches, sorghum and is 15th in the production of watermelons. In addition to crops, Oklahoma has a large livestock industry made up of cattle, chicken, sheep, hogs and horses.

Capital: Oklahoma City

Population: 3,687,098

Founded: Novemer 16, 1907 (Oklahoma was the 46th state)

State Bird: Scissortail flycatcher

State Tree: Redbud

State Flower: Mistletoe

State Flag:

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Largest City: Oklahoma City

Nickname: Sooner State

 

Farm Facts:

Number of Farms: 86,600

Average Farm Size: 405 acres

Total Farmland: 35 million acres

 

For more information on Oklahoma, visit http://www.travelok.com/.

 

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