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Kansas

Map of Kansas
Locator Map of Kansas

  • Capital City: Topeka (pop. 122,642) (2010 est.)
  • Dodge City Facts
  • Kansas Population: 2,885,905 (2012 est.) (33rd)
  • Kansas Population: (per square mile)
  • U.S. State Populations: (all states)
  • Currency: U.S. Dollar (conversion rates)

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  • Kansas Quarter: The fourth quarter to be released in 2005 commemorates the State of Kansas. It's the 34th coin to be issued in the United States Mint's popular 50 State Quarters® Program, and features a buffalo and sunflower motif, emblematic of the State's history and natural beauty. Additional details

    Kansas Quarter
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  • Language: English, others
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Wichita, Overland Park, Kansas City, Topeka, Olathe, Lawrence
  • Name: The origin of the name Kansas is reported to be from a name associated with local Indians that were called "Kansa," or "Kaw, meaning South Wind, or People of the South Wind.
  • Statehood: Jan. 29, 1861 (34th state)
  • Symbols
  • Topeka Facts

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