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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 Los Angeles
Sacramento San Francisco
The nickname for California (CA) is The Golden State.
6. Colorado Fort Collins
The nickname for Colorado (CO) is Centennial State. It is also referred to as Colorful Colorado.
7. Connecticut 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 Tallahassee 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 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 Cedar Rapids
The nickname for Iowa (IA) is Hawkeye State.
16. Kansas Kansas City
The nickname for Kansas (KS) is Sunflower State.
17. Kentucky Lexington
Frankfort St. Louis
The nickname for Kentucky (KY) is Bluegrass State.
18. Louisiana New Orleans
Baton Rouge Baton Rouge
The nickname for Louisiana (LA) is Pelican State.
19. Maine Portland
Augusta St. John
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 Lansing Ann Arbor
The nickname for Michigan (MI) is The Wolverine State. It is also called the Great Lakes State.
23. Minnesota St. Paul Minneapolis
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 Concord 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 Santa Fe Albuquerque
The nickname for New Mexico (NM) is Land of Enchantment.
32. New York 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 Cincinnati
The nickname for Ohio (OH) is Buckeye State.
36. Oklahoma Oklahoma City Lawton
The nickname for Oklahoma (OK) is The Sooner State.
37. Oregon Salem 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 Savannah
The nickname for South Carolina (SC) is Palmetto State,
41. South Dakota Huron
Pierre Rapid City
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 Austin Houston
The nickname for Texas (TX) is Lone Star State.
44. Utah Ogden
Salt Lake City Cedar City
Salt Lake City
The nickname for Utah (UT) is Beehive State.
45. Vermont Saratoga Springs
The nickname for Vermont (VT) is Green Mountain State.
46. Virginia Richmond 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
The nickname for Wisconsion (WI) is Badger State.
50. Wyoming Cheyenne Rock Springs
The nickname for Wyoming (WY) is Equality State. Yellowstone National Park is located in Wyoming.
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