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  • Capital City: Columbus (pop.) 747,755 (2008 est.)
  • Ohio Population: 11,544,225 (2012 est.) (7th)
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  • Currency: U.S. Dollar (conversion rates)

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  • Ohio Quarter: The Ohio quarter is the second quarter of 2002 and the 17th quarter released in the United States Mint's 50 State Quarters® Program.

    Ohio was admitted into the Union on March 1, 1803 becoming our Nation's 17th State. The Ohio quarter features the state's contributions to aviation history, depicting an early aircraft and an astronaut.

    The quarter bears the inscription "Birthplace of Aviation Pioneers".

    Astronauts Neil Armstrong and John Glenn were both born in Ohio, along with Orville Wright, co-inventor of the airplane. Orville and brother, Wilbur, built and tested the 1905 Flyer III in Ohio.
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  • Language: English, others
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron, Dayton
  • Name: Ohio is an Iroquois Indian word reportedly meaning "great river"
  • Statehood: March 1, 1803 (17th state)
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