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The Bluegrass State
Capital:   Frankfort
Motto:   United we stand, divided we fall
Population:   4.35 million
Area of state:   40,409 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1792

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Kentucky is official known as the "Commonwealth of Kentucky." It was the 15th state to achieve statehood. Kentucky has two major cities: Louisville and Lexington. The state is nicknamed "the Bluegrass State” because of its vast pastures.

Kentucky has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of six members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 100 members of the House of Representatives and 35 members of the State Senate.

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