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Colorado was the 38th state in the USA; it became a state on August 1, 1876 .
State Abbreviation - CO
State Capital - Denver
Largest City - Denver
Area - 104,100 square miles [Colorado is the 8th biggest state in the USA]
Population - 4,301,261 (as of 2000) [Colorado is the 24th most populous state in the USA]
Name for Residents - Coloradans
Major Industries - agriculture (wheat, cattle, sheep), tourism (especially skiers), mining (gold, silver), oil, finance, and manufacturing
Major Rivers - Colorado River, Rio Grande, Arkansas River, South Platte River
Major Lakes - Grand Lake, Blue Mesa Reservoir, John Martin Reservoir
Highest Point - Mt. Elbert; 14,433 feet (4,399 m) above sea level
Bordering States - Arizona, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, Wyoming
Origin of the Name Colorado - The word Colorado is Spanish for the "color red," and refers to the muddy Colorado River
State Nickname - Centennial State, Colorful Colorado
State Motto - "Nil sine Numine" - Nothing Without Providence
State Song - Where the Columbines Grow
Dinosaur Fossils Found in Colorado - Allosaurus, Amphicoelias, Apatosaurus, Brachiosaurus, Camarasaurus, Camptosaurus, Cathetosaurus, Ceratosaurus, Cionodon, Denversaurus, Diplodocus, Dryosaurus, Dystylosaurus, Edmontosaurus, Epanterias, Haplocanthosaurus, Marshosaurus, Nanosaurus, Ornithomimus, Othnielia, Polyonax, Stgosaurus, Supersaurus, Torvosaurus, Triceratops, Tyrannosaurus rex, Ultrasauros