Colorado, a western U.S. state, has a diverse landscape of arid desert, river canyons and snow-covered Rocky Mountains, which are partly protected by Rocky Mountain National Park. Elsewhere, Mesa Verde National Park features Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings. Perched a mile above sea level, Denver, Colorado’s capital and largest city, features a vibrant downtown area.
State Capital: Denver.
Colorado was admitted to the Union on 1st August 1876 as the 38th state. Colorado (capital is Denver) is classified in the US as one of the mountainous states as around half of Colorado lies in the Rocky Mountains. Colorado borders Nebraska and Kanas to the east, Nebraska and Wyoming to the north, Utah to the west and New Mexico and Oklahoma to the south.
Colorado borders Nebraska and Kanas to the east, Nebraska and Wyoming to the north, Utah to the west and New Mexico and Oklahoma to the south.
The history of Colorado is immortalized in the names of her cities, towns, counties, mountain ranges and mountain passes. Native American, Spanish and French names are commonly used. Many flocked to Colorado during the mid 19th century for gold. Today, huge irrigation projects in Colorado facilitate agriculture industries and cattle rearing. Colorado has diversified industries to support her economy and has the world-class educational and research facilities in the state's urban cities.
Today, huge irrigation projects in Colorado facilitates agriculture industries and cattle rearing. Colorado has diversified industries to support her economy and has the world class educational and research facilities in the state's urban cities.
The Main Cities in Colorado
Below are the top 10 largest cities in the state of Colorado and the number of people inhabiting them according to the 2010 national census:
1. Denver - 633,777
2. Colorado Springs - 433,547
3. Aurora - 325,078
4. Fort Collins - 143,986
5. Lakewood - 142,980
6. Thornton - 118,772
7. Pueblo - 106,595
8. Arvada - 106,433
9. Bakersfield- 373,640
Famous Landmarks in Colorado
Below are some of Colorado’s most visited landmarks:
-One of the best preserved archaeological sites in the US, Mesa Verde National Park offers a glimpse into how ancestral Puebloans lived in cave dwellings from 550 to 1300 AD. The park is home to over 4,700 archaeological sites and 600 cliff dwellings alone.
Tallest Buildings in Colorado
Below are the tallest buildings in Colorado:
- The Republic Plaza building in Denver, Colorado is the tallest building in Denver at 56 stories and 714 feet tall. It was built in 1984 and has over a million square feet of office space.
1. Republic Plaza (56 stories; 714 feet)
2. 1801 California (53 stories; 709 feet)
3. Wells Fargo Centre (50 stories; 698 feet)
4. Four Seasons Hotel Denver (45 stories; 641 feet)
5. 1144 Fifteenth (40 stories; 603 feet)
6. 1999 Broadway (43 stories; 548 feet)
7. 707 17th Street (42 stories; 522 feet)
8. 555 17th Street (40 stories; 507 feet)
9. Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Centre (38 stories; 489 feet)
10. Spire (41 stories; 478 feet)
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