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  • Capital City: Denver (pop. 598,707) (2008 proj.)
  • Colorado Population: 5,187,582 (2012 est.) (22nd)
  • Colorado Population: (per square mile)
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  • Currency: U.S. Dollar (conversion rates)


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  • Colorado Quarter: The third commemorative quarter-dollar coin released in 2006 honors Colorado, and is the 38th coin in the United States Mint's 50 State Quarters® Program.

    The Colorado quarter depicts a sweeping view of the state's rugged Rocky Mountains with evergreen trees and a banner carrying the inscription "Colorful Colorado." The coin also bears the inscriptions "Colorado" and "1876." Additional details

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  • Language: English, others
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Denver, Colorado Springs, Aurora, Lakewood, Fort Collins, Arvada
  • Name: Colorado is the Spanish word for "red" and was initially used by the Spanish as a descriptive name for the reddish waters of Colorado River.
  • Statehood: August 1, 1876 (38th state)
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