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Oklahoma State Capitol

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Oklahoma City, founded in the Land Run of 1889, is the capitol of the State of Oklahoma. With a population of over one-half million within the city limits and over 1,200,000 in the greater metropolitan area Oklahoma City is the 30th largest city in the United States.
The Oklahoma State Capitol Building is located in State Capitol Park with the southbound lanes of Route-66 on its west side and the northbound lanes on its east side. The Oklahoma State Capitol is the only capitol in the world surrounded by working oil wells. The name Oklahoma is derived from the Choctaw words okla and humma, meaning red people. The state was made famous by Roger’s & Hammerstein’s long running Broadway show Oklahoma!

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The United States is one of the most diverse countries on earth, jam packed full of amazing sights from St. Patrick's cathedral in New York to Mount Hollywood California.The Northeast region is where it all started. Thirteen British colonies fought the American Revolution from here and won their independence in the first successful colonial rebellion in history. Take a look at these rolling hills carpeted with foliage along the Hudson river here, north of New York City.The American south is known for its polite people and slow pace of life. Probably they move slowly because it's so hot. Southerners tend not to trust people from "up north" because they talk too fast. Here's a cemetery in Georgia where you can find graves of soldiers from the Civil War.The West Coast is sort of like another country that exists to make the east coast jealous. California is full of nothing but grizzly old miners digging for gold, a few gangster rappers, and then actors. That is to say, the West Coast functions as the imagination of the US, like a weird little brother who teases everybody then gets famous for making freaky art.The central part of the country is flat farmland all the way over to the Rocky Mountains. Up in the northwest corner you can find creative people in places like Portland and Seattle, along with awesome snowboarding and good beer. Text by Steve Smith.

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