Wyoming

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State of Wyoming
Flag of Wyoming State seal of Wyoming
Flag of Wyoming Seal of Wyoming
Nickname(s): Equality State, Cowboy State
Motto(s): Equal rights
[[File:|center|270px||Map of the United States with Wyoming highlighted]]
Official language English
Capital Cheyenne
Largest city Cheyenne
Area Ranked 10th
 - Total 97,818 sq mi
(253,348 km2)
 - Width 280 miles (450 km)
 - Length 360 miles (580 km)
 - % water 0.7
 - Latitude 41°N to 45°N
 - Longitude 104°3'W to 111°3'W
Number of people Ranked 52th
 - Total 563,626[1]
 - Density 5.8/sq mi  (2.2/km2)
Ranked 51th
Height above sea level
 - Highest point Gannett Peak[2]
13,804 ft (4,210 m)
 - Average 6,700 ft  (2,044 m)
 - Lowest point Belle Fourche River[2]
3,099 ft (945 m)
Became part of the U.S. July 10, 1890 (44th)
Governor Matt Mead (R)
U.S. Senators John Barrasso (R)
Mike Enzi (R)
Time zone Mountain: UTC-7/-6
Abbreviations WY, US-WY
Website wyoming.gov

Wyoming is a state in the western United States. Most of the state is in the Rocky Mountains, a large mountain range in the United States. Wyoming is the state with the fewest people in the U.S., and it has 509,294 people. Its capital and biggest city is Cheyenne. It touches Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Utah, Idaho, and Colorado.

Wyoming is known for many things including Yellowstone National Park, Cowboys, the Teton Mountains and coal.

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Agriculture has always been an important part of the state economy of Wyoming. The main things grown in Wyoming is livestock (beef), hay, sugar beets, grain (wheat and barley), and wool.

In Wyoming, 91% of the land is rural.

The Gross state product for Wyoming was $27.4 billion in 2005.

Famous People from Wyoming[change | edit source]

Cities and Towns in Wyoming[change | edit source]

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