Colorado's Flag...click it for more info.
COLORADO
QUICK FACTS
"A gazillion links to Colorado quick facts"
 
Back to ColoradoLinks.Net


More Colorado Spotlights

Email Your Comments
 
Waterfalls on Mineral Creek in the San Juan Mountains...click to enlarge
Branson Reynolds




 
More States
  ArizonaLinks.Net
  IdahoLinks.Net
  MontanaLinks.US
  NevadaLinks.Net
  NewMexicoLinks.Net
  UtahLinks.Net
  WyomingLinks.Net

 

History   State Government   Weather

Most of the following links are to the State Archives:

Capital: Denver 

State Seal: State Seal

Nickname: Centennial State

Motto: Nil Sine Numine
(Nothing Without the Deity)

State Flower: Columbine

State Animal: Rocky Mountain Big Horn Sheep

State Bird: Lark Bunting

State Fish: Greenback Cutthroat Trout

State Folk Dance: Square Dance

State Fossil: Stegosaurus

State Gem Stone: Aquamarine

State Grass: Blue Grama Grass

State Insect: Colorado Hairstreak Butterfly

State Song: "Where the Columbines Grow"
         Listen to the MP3 of song.
         Here's the words.

State Tartan: State Tartan

State Tree: Colorado Blue Spruce

State Mineral: Rhodochorsite

Area: 104,247 sq. mi.

Rank in area: 8th

Population: 2000... 4,301,261
                  
1990... 3,294,394
                  
1950... 1,325,089
                  
1900... 539,700

Highest mountain: Elbert (14,431)
Colorado Fourteeners Initiative

Main rivers: Arkansas, Colorado,
Gunnison, Rio Grande, South Platte


top


ColoradoLinks.Net
-^-^-