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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (OK)

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Oklahoma City
The Map of Oklahoma (OK) shows the location of the state capital in the "Cowboy Country". Oklahoma has 77 counties, and the capital of the State is Oklahoma City. On a map, the capital city is always indicated by a star. Interesting fun facts about Oklahoma City including its history, location, county, current population, size of the city and the nickname of Oklahoma City.

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The Map of Oklahoma and map provides an outline of the state, which covers 69,903 square miles. The size of the state's capital city, Oklahoma City, is 621 square miles. Test your recognition skills of the map of the state, and knowledge of its capital, with our State Maps Quiz Game.

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Where is Oklahoma City located?
The location of Oklahoma City is by the North Canadian River in the center of the state. The city is located in Oklahoma county.

Capital of Oklahoma - Oklahoma City
Each of the 50 states have their own capital city. The city of Oklahoma City is the capital of the state. The capital does not have to be the largest city in the state, but is usually centrally located either geographically or by population.

The capital is the prominent city, in a political sense, as being the seat of the general government of the state where the state legislature, senate, governor, mayor and other state offices are located.

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Where is Oklahoma? (OK)

The State of Oklahoma is located in the south central United States.

 

History & Facts on Oklahoma City, the Capital of Oklahoma
The History and Fast, fun facts about the capital city of Oklahoma:

History & Facts about Oklahoma City - Fast Fact Sheet
Fact 1: The Capital of the State is Oklahoma City, which is also the largest city
Fact 2: The state covers 69,903 square miles and the size of the capital is 621 square miles
Fact 3: The population of the capital city - 599,199. Nickname "Cowtown", "Indie Art Capital"
Fact 4: It is the county seat of Oklahoma county

Fact 5 on History: The area of the town was settled during the Oklahoma land rush in 1889. The Land Rush was the first land run into the Unassigned Lands

Fact 6 on History: The people who entered the run and gained lands were called the "Sooners". Those who campaigned for the opening of the lands were called "boomers"

Fact 7 on History: The town was incorporated as a city in 1890 and became the state capital in 1910.

Fact 8 on History: The Lee-Huckins Hotel served as the temporary capitol building until the capital building was built in 1917.

Fact 9 on History: It expanded rapidly after the discovery of petroleum in the area in 1928 - the oil boom increased the wealth of many landowners.

Facts about the Population of Oklahoma City
The number of people, or the population of the capital city of Oklahoma City, obviously changes constantly but the government statistics for the 2012 population of Oklahoma City was 599,199, which provides a good indication of the number of inhabitants of the city.

Oklahoma City - Homework Help for Kids
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Capital of Oklahoma - Oklahoma City

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