Kentucky

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Commonweel o Kentucky
Banner o Kentucky State seal o Kentucky
Banner Seal
Nickname(s): Bluegrass State
Motto(s): Unitit we staund, dividit we faw
Deo gratiam habeamus
(Let us be gratefu tae God)
Cairt o the United States wi Kentucky heichlichtit
Offeecial leid Inglis[1]
Demonym Kentuckian
Caipital Frankfort
Lairgest ceety Louisville
Lairgest metro Louisville metropolitan aurie
Aurie Ranked 37t
 • Tot 40,409 sq mi
(104,659 km2)
 • Width 140 miles (225 km)
 • Lenth 379 miles (610 km)
 • % watter 1.7
 • Latitude 36° 30′ N tae 39° 09′ N
 • Longitude 81° 58′ W tae 89° 34′ W
Population Ranked 26th
 • Tot 4,436,974 (2016 est)[2]
 • Density 110/sq mi  (42.5/km2)
Ranked 22nd
Elevation
 • Heichest pynt Black Moontain[3][4]
4,145 ft (1263 m)
 • Mean 750 ft  (230 m)
 • Lawest pynt Mississippi River at Kentucky Bend[3][4]
257 ft (78 m)
Afore statehuid pairt o Virginie
Admission to Union June 1, 1792 (15th)
Govrenor Matt Bevin (R)
Lieutenant Governor Jenean Hampton (R)
Legislatur Kentucky General Assembly
 • Upper hoose Senate
 • Lawer hoose Hoose o Representatives
U.S. Senators Mitch McConnell (R)
Rand Paul (R)
U.S. Hoose delegation 5 Republicans, 1 Democrat (leet)
Time zones  
 • eastren hauf Eastren: UTC −5/−4
 • wastren hauf Central: UTC −6/−5
ISO 3166 US-KY
Abbreviations KY, Ky.
Wabsteid kentucky.gov

Kentucky is an American state.

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  1. "Kentucky State Symbols". Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives. Archived frae the oreeginal on Julie 31, 2007. Retrieved November 29, 2006. 
  2. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2016" (CSV). U.S. Census Bureau. December 2016. Retrieved Mairch 5, 2017. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Archived frae the oreeginal on October 15, 2011. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988.

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