Colorado (Listeni/kɒləˈræd/)[2] is a U.S. state that encompasses maist o the Southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastren portion o the Colorado Plateau an the wastren edge o the Great Plains. Colorado is pairt o the Wastren United States, the Soothwastren Unitit States, an the Muntain States. Colorado is the 8t maist extensive an the 22nt maist populous o the 50 United States. The Unitit States Census Bureau estimates that the population o Colorado wis 5,116,796 on 1 Julie 2011, an increase of +1.74% syne the 2010 Unitit States Census.

KintraUnitit States
Afore stateheidTerritory of Colorado
Admittit tae the Union1 August 1876 (38t State)
Lairgest ceetycaipital
Lairgest metroDenver-Aurora-Broomfield MSA
 • GovrenorJohn Hickenlooper (D)
 • Lieutenant GovernorJoseph A. Garcia (D)
LegislaturGeneral Assembly
 • Upper hooseSenate
 • Lawer hooseHoose o Representatives
U.S. senators2Mark Udall (D)
3Michael Bennet (D)
U.S. Hoose delegation4 Republicans an 3 Democrats (leet)
 • Total5,540,545 (2,016 est)[1]
 • Density19.0/km2 (49.3/sq mi)
 • Median hooseaud income
 • Income rank
Trad. abbreviationColo.
Latitude37°N to 41°N
Longitude102°03'W to 109°03'W


  1. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2016" (CSV). 2016 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 1 Mairch 2017. Retrieved 1 Mairch 2017.
  2. "Colorado – Definition". 13 August 2010. Retrieved 5 Juin 2011.

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Precedit bi
Leet o U.S. states bi date o statehuid
Admittit on 1 August 1876 (38t)
Succeedit bi
North Dakota