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Where is Kentucky, United States?

Location of state of Kentucky on a map

Kentucky is a state found in the nation of United States. Home to 4,339,367 people, it is the 26th largest division in United States in terms of population.

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

Country United States
Region Type State
Time Zones CDT, EDT
Year of Establishment 1792
Capital Frankfort (Population: 25,527)
Head of Government Steve Beshear
Total Population 4,339,367
Total Area 104,659 sq km (40,409 sq miles)
Population Density 41.5 sq km (107.4 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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