Colorado State Information And State Map

Colorado State Information And State Map, Colorado, western U.S. state, has a diverse landscape of arid desert, river canyons and snow-covered Rocky Mountains, which partly protected by Rocky Mountain National Park.

Colorado State Information And State Map

State of Colorado
Flag of ColoradoState seal of Colorado
FlagSeal
Nickname(s)

Motto(s)Nil sine numine
(English: Nothing without providence)
State song(s): “Where the Columbines Grow” and “Rocky Mountain High
Colorado State Information And State Map

Colorado State Information And State Map

Official languageEnglish
DemonymColoradan
Capital
(and largest city)
Denver
Largest metroDenver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO MSA
AreaRanked 8th
 • Total104,094 sq mi 
(269,837 km2)
 • Width280 miles (450 km)
 • Length380 miles (610 km)
 • % water0.36%
 • Latitude37°N to 41°N
 • Longitude102°02’48″W to 109°02’48″W
PopulationRanked 21st
 • Total5,695,564 (2018)
 • Density52.0/sq mi  (19.9/km2)
Ranked 37th
 • Median household income$69,117 (12th)
Elevation
 • Highest pointMount Elbert in Lake County
14,440 ft (4401.2 m)
 • Mean6,800 ft  (2070 m)
 • Lowest pointArikaree River at the Kansas border
3,317 ft (1011 m)
Admitted to the UnionAugust 1, 1876 (38th)
GovernorJared Polis (D)
Lieutenant GovernorDianne Primavera (D)
LegislatureGeneral Assembly
 • Upper houseSenate
 • Lower houseHouse of Representatives
U.S. SenatorsMichael Bennet (D)
Cory Gardner (R)
U.S. House delegation4 Democrats
3 Republicans (list)
Time zoneMountain Time Zone: UTC−7/UTC−6
ISO 3166US-CO
AbbreviationsCO
Websitewww.colorado.gov

Colorado State Information And State Map

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