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Given the US STATE, identify the CAPITAL 1. Alabama Birmingham
The nickname for Alabama (AL) is Yellowhammer State.
2. Alaska Fairbanks
The nickname for Alaska (AK) is The Last Frontier. It is also known as the Land of the Midnight Sun. Alaska is the largest state in area but is the least populated. The US bought Alaska in 1867 from Russia for a little over 7 million dollars. Great deposits of oil and natural gas are today mined in Alaska.
3. Arizona Phoenix Tucson
The nickname for Arizona (AZ) is The Grand Canyon State. It is also known as Copper State.
4. Arkansas Pine Bluff
Little Rock Little Rock
The nickname for Arkansas (AR) is The Natural State.
5. California Sacramento Los Angeles
The nickname for California (CA) is The Golden State.
6. Colorado Denver Fort Collins
The nickname for Colorado (CO) is Centennial State. It is also referred to as Colorful Colorado.
7. Connecticut Hartford Waterbury
The nickname for Connecticut (CT) is Constitution State. It is also called Nutmeg State, Provisions State, or Land of Steady Habits.
8. Delaware Newark
The nickname for Delaware (DE) is The First State. It is also called The Diamond State, Blue Hen State, or Small Wonder.
9. Florida Jacksonville
The nickname for Florida (FL) is Sunshine State.
10. Georgia Macon
The nickname for Georgia (GA) is Peach State.
11. Hawaii Juneau
The nickname for Hawaii (HI) is Aloha State. Hawaii consists of a group of about 130 islands in the Pacific ocean. It is about 3360 km from the continental US and is the most recent state to be enlisted (in 1959). Hawaii is known for its volcanic activity.
12. Idaho Boise Idaho Falls
The nickname for Idaho (ID) is Gem State. It is also called the Gem of the Mountains.
13. Illinois Chicago
The nickname for Illinois (IL) is Prairie State.
14. Indiana Evansville
The nickname for Indiana (IN) is Hoosier State.
15. Iowa Ames
Des Moines Davenport
The nickname for Iowa (IA) is Hawkeye State.
16. Kansas Kansas City
The nickname for Kansas (KS) is Sunflower State.
17. Kentucky Frankfort Lexington
The nickname for Kentucky (KY) is Bluegrass State.
18. Louisiana New Orleans
Baton Rouge Shreveport
The nickname for Louisiana (LA) is Pelican State.
19. Maine Portland
The nickname for Maine (ME) is Pine Tree State. Maine is the northeastern most state of the US. It has an area of 86156 sq. km.
20. Maryland Baltimore
The nickname for Maryland (MD) is Old Line State.
21. Massachusetts Lowell
The nickname for Massachusetts (MA) is Bay State. It is also known as Old Colony State.
22. Michigan Ann Arbor
The nickname for Michigan (MI) is The Wolverine State. It is also called the Great Lakes State.
23. Minnesota Minneapolis
St. Paul Fargo
The nickname for Minnesota (MN) is North Star State. It is also known as Land of Ten Thousand Lakes.
24. Mississippi Brookhaven
The nickname for Mississippi (MS) is Magnolia State.
25. Missouri Jefferson City St. Louis
The nickname for Missouri (MO) is Show Me State.
26. Montana Billings
The nickname for Montana (MT) is Treasure State.
27. Nebraska Omaha
The nickname for Nebraska (NE) is Cornhusker State.
28. Nevada Carson City Las Vegas
The nickname for Nevada (NV) is Silver State. It is also known as Sage State or Sagebrush State.
29. New Hampshire Mancester
The nickname for New Hampshire (NH) is The Granite State.
30. New Jersey Trenton Newark
The nickname for New Jersey (NJ) is Garden State.
31. New Mexico Albuquerque
Santa Fe Los Alamos
The nickname for New Mexico (NM) is Land of Enchantment.
32. New York Albany New York
The nickname for New York (NY) is Empire State.
33. North Carolina Raleigh Greensboro
The nickname for North Carolina (NC) is Old North State.
34. North Dakota Valley City
The nickname for North Dakota (ND) is Peace Garden State. It is also known as Flickertail State or Roughrider State.
35. Ohio Columbus Cincinnati
The nickname for Ohio (OH) is Buckeye State.
36. Oklahoma Lawton
Oklahoma City Tulsa
The nickname for Oklahoma (OK) is The Sooner State.
37. Oregon Portland
The nickname for Oregon (OR) is Beaver State.
38. Pennsylvania Harrisburg Pittsburgh
The nickname for Pennsylvania (PA) is Keystone State.
39. Rhode Island Hartford
The nickname for Rhode Island (RI) is Ocean State. It is also known as Plantation State. Rhode Island is the smallest state in the US with an area of 3139 sq. km.
40. South Carolina Columbia Savannah
The nickname for South Carolina (SC) is Palmetto State,
41. South Dakota Pierre Huron
The nickname for South Dakota (SD) is Mount Rushmore State.
42. Tennessee Knoxville
The nickname for Tennessee (TN) is The Volunteer State. It is also known as Big Bend State, Hog and Hominy State, or The Mother of Southwestern Statesmen.
43. Texas Houston
The nickname for Texas (TX) is Lone Star State.
44. Utah Salt Lake City Ogden
Salt Lake City
The nickname for Utah (UT) is Beehive State.
45. Vermont Montpelier Saratoga Springs
The nickname for Vermont (VT) is Green Mountain State.
46. Virginia Portsmouth
The nickname for Virginia (VA) is Old Dominion State. It is also known as Mother State.
47. Washington Tacoma
The nickname for Washington (WA) is The Evergreen State.
48. West Virginia Charlottesville
The nickname for West Virginia (WV) is Mountain State.
49. Wisconsin Milwaukee
Madison Green Bay
The nickname for Wisconsion (WI) is Badger State.
50. Wyoming Rock Springs
The nickname for Wyoming (WY) is Equality State. Yellowstone National Park is located in Wyoming.
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