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Oregon was the 33rd state in the USA; it became a state on February 14, 1859.
State Abbreviation - OR
State Capital - Salem
Largest City - Portland
Area - 98,386 square miles [Oregon is the 9th biggest state in the USA]
Population - 3,421,399 (as of 2000) [Oregon is the 28th most populous state in the USA]
Name for Residents - Oregonians
Major Industries - timber, paper products, farming (wheat, cattle), mining (coal), computer equipment, electronics
Major Rivers - Columbia River, Deschutes, Willamette River, John Day River, Snake River
Major Lakes - Upper Klamath Lake, Crater Lake
Highest Point - Mount Hood - 11,239 feet (3,426 m) above sea level
Bordering States - California, Idaho, Nevada, Washington
Bordering Body of Water - Pacific Ocean
Origin of the Name Oregon - The origin is unknown. It may have come from the French word Ouragan (which means Hurricane) and was a former name of the Columbia River.
State Nickname - Beaver State
State Motto - "She Flies With Her Own Wings" and "The Union"
State Song - Oregon, My Oregon