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State o Oklahoma
Banner o Oklahoma State seal o Oklahoma
Banner Seal
Nickname(s): Suiner State; Laund o the Reid Man; Native Americae
Motto(s): Labor omnia vincit (Laitin: Wirk conquers aw)
Cairt o the Unitit States wi Oklahoma heichlichtit
Offeecial leidInglis (Cherokee offeecial within Cherokee Naition an UKB)[1][2][3]
DemonymOklahoman; Okie (colloq.)
(an lairgest ceety)
Oklahoma City
Lairgest metroOklahoma Ceety-Shawnee
AurieRanked 20t
 • Tot69,897 sq mi
(181,295 km2)
 • Width230 miles (450 km)
 • Lenth465 miles (750 km)
 • % watter1.8
 • Latitude33°37' N tae 37° N
 • Longitude94° 26' W tae 103° W
PopulationRanked 28th
 • Tot3,923,561 (2016 est)[4]
 • Density55.2/sq mi  (21.3/km2)
Ranked 35th
 • Heichest pyntBlack Mesa[5][6]
4,975 ft (1516 m)
 • Mean1,300 ft  (400 m)
 • Lawest pyntLittle River at Arkansas border[5][6]
289 ft (88 m)
Afore statehuidOklahoma Territory/Indian territory
Admission to UnionNovember 16, 1907 (46th)
GovrenorMary Fallin (R)
Lieutenant GovernorTodd Lamb (R)
LegislaturOklahoma Legislature
 • Upper hooseSenate
 • Lawer hooseHoose o Representatives
U.S. SenatorsJim Inhofe (R)
James Lankford (R)
U.S. Hoose delegation5 Republicans (leet)
Time zones 
 • aw o the state (legally)Central: UTC -6/-5
 • Kenton (informally)Mountain: UTC -7/-6
AbbreviationsOK, Okla.

Oklahoma is a state in the Unitit States o Americae. The caipital is Oklahoma Ceety. The name Oklahoma comes frae the Choctaw wirds okla an humma (reid fowk).It is borderit bi the state o Texas on the south an west, Kansas on the north, Missouri on the northeast, Arkansas on the east, New Mexico on the west, an Colorado on the northwest. It is the 20th most extensive an the 28th most populous o the 50 unitit states. Oklahoma territory an indian territory were mergit intae the state o oklahoma whan it became the 46th state tae enter the union on november 16, 1907. Its residents are known as oklahomans ( or colloquially , "okies"), an its capital an largest city is oklahoma city.

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  1. "Keetoowah Cherokee is the Official Language of the UKB" (PDF). Keetoowah Cherokee News: Official Publication of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma. April 2009. Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on July 15, 2014. Retrieved June 1, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "UKB Constitution and By-Laws in the Keetoowah Cherokee Language (PDF)" (PDF). United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians. Retrieved June 2, 2014.
  3. "The Cherokee Nation & its Language" (PDF). University of Minnesota: Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition. 2008. Retrieved May 22, 2014.
  4. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 20, 2016.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Archived frae the oreeginal on October 15, 2011. Retrieved October 24, 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Elevation adjuistit tae North American Vertical Datum o 1988.

Coordinates: 35°30′N 98°00′W / 35.5°N 98°W / 35.5; -98