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AlabamaMontgomeryThe nickname for Alabama (AL) is Yellowhammer State.
AlaskaJuneauThe 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.
ArizonaPhoenixThe nickname for Arizona (AZ) is The Grand Canyon State. It is also known as Copper State.
ArkansasLittle RockThe nickname for Arkansas (AR) is The Natural State.
CaliforniaSacramentoThe nickname for California (CA) is The Golden State.
ColoradoDenverThe nickname for Colorado (CO) is Centennial State. It is also referred to as Colorful Colorado.
ConnecticutHartfordThe nickname for Connecticut (CT) is Constitution State. It is also called Nutmeg State, Provisions State, or Land of Steady Habits.
DelawareDoverThe nickname for Delaware (DE) is The First State. It is also called The Diamond State, Blue Hen State, or Small Wonder.
FloridaTallahasseeThe nickname for Florida (FL) is Sunshine State.
GeorgiaAtlantaThe nickname for Georgia (GA) is Peach State.
HawaiiHonoluluThe 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.
IdahoBoiseThe nickname for Idaho (ID) is Gem State. It is also called the Gem of the Mountains.
IllinoisSpringfieldThe nickname for Illinois (IL) is Prairie State.
IndianaIndianapolisThe nickname for Indiana (IN) is Hoosier State.
IowaDes MoinesThe nickname for Iowa (IA) is Hawkeye State.
KansasTopekaThe nickname for Kansas (KS) is Sunflower State.
KentuckyFrankfortThe nickname for Kentucky (KY) is Bluegrass State.
LouisianaBaton RougeThe nickname for Louisiana (LA) is Pelican State.
MaineAugustaThe 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.
MarylandAnnapolisThe nickname for Maryland (MD) is Old Line State.
MassachusettsBostonThe nickname for Massachusetts (MA) is Bay State. It is also known as Old Colony State.
MichiganLansingThe nickname for Michigan (MI) is The Wolverine State. It is also called the Great Lakes State.
MinnesotaSt. PaulThe nickname for Minnesota (MN) is North Star State. It is also known as Land of Ten Thousand Lakes.
MississippiJacksonThe nickname for Mississippi (MS) is Magnolia State.
MissouriJefferson CityThe nickname for Missouri (MO) is Show Me State.
MontanaHelenaThe nickname for Montana (MT) is Treasure State.
NebraskaLincolnThe nickname for Nebraska (NE) is Cornhusker State.
NevadaCarson CityThe nickname for Nevada (NV) is Silver State. It is also known as Sage State or Sagebrush State.
New HampshireConcordThe nickname for New Hampshire (NH) is The Granite State.
New JerseyTrentonThe nickname for New Jersey (NJ) is Garden State.
New MexicoSanta FeThe nickname for New Mexico (NM) is Land of Enchantment.
New YorkAlbanyThe nickname for New York (NY) is Empire State.
North CarolinaRaleighThe nickname for North Carolina (NC) is Old North State.
North DakotaBismarckThe nickname for North Dakota (ND) is Peace Garden State. It is also known as Flickertail State or Roughrider State.
OhioColumbusThe nickname for Ohio (OH) is Buckeye State.
OklahomaOklahoma CityThe nickname for Oklahoma (OK) is The Sooner State.
OregonSalemThe nickname for Oregon (OR) is Beaver State.
PennsylvaniaHarrisburgThe nickname for Pennsylvania (PA) is Keystone State.
Rhode IslandProvidenceThe 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.
South CarolinaColumbiaThe nickname for South Carolina (SC) is Palmetto State,
South DakotaPierreThe nickname for South Dakota (SD) is Mount Rushmore State.
TennesseeNashvilleThe 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.
TexasAustinThe nickname for Texas (TX) is Lone Star State.
UtahSalt Lake CityThe nickname for Utah (UT) is Beehive State.
VermontMontpelierThe nickname for Vermont (VT) is Green Mountain State.
VirginiaRichmondThe nickname for Virginia (VA) is Old Dominion State. It is also known as Mother State.
WashingtonOlympiaThe nickname for Washington (WA) is The Evergreen State.
West VirginiaCharlestonThe nickname for West Virginia (WV) is Mountain State.
WisconsinMadisonThe nickname for Wisconsion (WI) is Badger State.
WyomingCheyenneThe nickname for Wyoming (WY) is Equality State. Yellowstone National Park is located in Wyoming.

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