Oklahoma Official name: State of Oklahoma Capital of the state: Oklahoma City The largest city: Oklahoma City Other large cities: Tulsa, Norman, Lawton, Broken Arrow, Edmont, Miduest City, Enid, Moore, Stillwater. State nickname: Fast staff, staff bustler, State zemlezahvatchikov. State Motto: Labor overcomes all Oklahoma Zip code: OK Date of State Education: 1907 (46th order) Area: 181,000 sq km (20th in the country.) Population: More than 3.5 thousand (27th nationally). State Motto: Labor overcomes all
foundation of Oklahoma Before the first Europeans to modern living throughout the state a variety of Indian tribes, among them: Wichita, Coypeau, Caddo, Cherokee, Choctaw, Seminole, and Osage. In the 16th century in the state were first Europeans, who were Spaniards. Then mastered French terbritory. For many years the area was disputed between Spain and France. In the 19th century, Oklahoma has become a place to relocate the Indians. November 16, 1907 Oklahoma officially became a state the United States. The name of the State of Oklahoma, like many other U.S. states, comes from the indigenous languages of North America - the Indians.
The symbols of Oklahoma The flag of the state of Oklahoma consists of a traditional Osage Nation buffalo-skin shield with seven eagle feathers on a sky blue field. The state legislature adopted the following salute to the flag in 1982: "I salute the Flag of the State of Oklahoma: Its symbols of peace unite all people." The Great Seal of the State of Oklahoma consists of a five-pointed star in a circle. The seal itself contains six seals: The center of the star contains the Seal of the original Territory of Oklahoma. The seal contains the words “Labor Omnia Vincit” meaning “Labor Conquers All Things.” Around the large star are 45 smaller stars, representing the 45 U.S. states that existed prior to Oklahoma's statehood (the large star would be the 46th star in the seal, representing Oklahoma's admission as the 46th state) . The seal was adopted by the 1905 constitutional convention of the proposed state of Sequoyah. Sequoyah, named for the inventor of the Cherokee syllabary, was a bid for statehood by Indian Territory, which comprised the eastern half of present-day Oklahoma.
The state's lowest point is on the Little River near its far southeastern boundary, which dips to 289 feet (88 m) above sea level The highest point of Oklahoma is mount Black Mass
Tree Tree of Oklahoma - Canadian tsertsys (Cercis canadensis) The name is derived from the Greek word κερκις (kerkis), which was applied by Theophrastus to C. siliquastrum. Cercis species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Mouse Moth (recorded on Eastern Redbud).Дерево штата Оклахома - церцис канадський (Cercis canadensis)
Tsvetok Oklahoma - Rose "Oklahoma“ and haylardyya (Gaillardia pulchellum) Berry of Oklahoma - Strawberry Beasts of Oklahoma - of American BIZON (Bison bison) Bird of Oklahoma - nozhnitsehvosty muholov (Tyrannus forficatus) and wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) . Fish of Oklahoma - American white perch (Morone chrysops) . Oklahoma State Insect - honeybee (Apis mellifera) . Butterfly of Oklahoma - sailboat Polyxena (Papilio polyxenes).
Drink of Oklahoma - milk Products of Oklahoma - watermelon, corn bread, pork barbecue A musical instrument of Oklahoma - drum Dance of the State of Oklahoma - Square Dance Colors of Oklahoma - green and white
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