- Capital City: Denver (pop. 598,707) (2008 proj.)
- Colorado Population: 5,187,582 (2012 est.) (22nd)
- Colorado Population: (per square mile)
- U.S. State Populations: (all states)
- 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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