Kentucky gained its current status as a state in the year 1792. The government of Kentucky is lead by Steve Beshear and is based in the state capital of Frankfort (Population: 25,527).
The most populous cities in Kentucky are: Lexington-Fayette (Population: 295,803), Ironville (Population: 288,649), Meads (Population: 288,649), Louisville (Population: 243,639), Lexington (Population: 225,366).
Kentucky State - Quick Facts
|Time Zones||CST, EST|
|Year of Establishment||1792|
|Capital||Frankfort (Population: 25,527)|
|Head of Government||Steve Beshear|
|Total Area||104,659 sq km (40,409 sq miles)|
|Population Density||41.5 sq km (107.4 sq miles)|
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