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Oklahoma is a state in the Unitit States o Americae. The caipital is Oklahoma Ceety. The name Oklahoma comes frae the Choctaw wirds okla an humma (reid fowk).

State o Oklahoma
Banner o Oklahoma State seal o Oklahoma
Banner Seal
Nickname(s): Suiner State; Laund o the Reid Man; Native Americae
Motto(s): Labor omnia vincit (Laitin: Wirk conquers aw)
Cairt o the Unitit States wi Oklahoma heichlichtit
Offeecial leid


(Cherokee offeecial within Cherokee Naition an UKB)[1][2][3]
Demonym Oklahoman; Okie (colloq.)
(an lairgest ceety)
Oklahoma City
Lairgest metro Oklahoma Ceety-Shawnee
Aurie Ranked 20t
 • Tot 69,897 sq mi
(181,295 km2)
 • Width 230 miles (450 km)
 • Lenth 465 miles (750 km)
 • % watter 1.8
 • Latitude 33°37' N tae 37° N
 • Longitude 94° 26' W tae 103° W
Population Ranked 28th
 • Tot 3,923,561 (2016 est)[4]
 • Density 55.2/sq mi  (21.3/km2)
Ranked 35th
 • Heichest pynt Black Mesa[5][6]
4,975 ft (1516 m)
 • Mean 1,300 ft  (400 m)
 • Lawest pynt Little River at Arkansas border[5][6]
289 ft (88 m)
Afore statehuid Oklahoma Territory/Indian territory
Admission to Union November 16, 1907 (46th)
Govrenor Mary Fallin (R)
Lieutenant Governor Todd Lamb (R)
Legislatur Oklahoma Legislature
 • Upper hoose Senate
 • Lawer hoose Hoose o Representatives
U.S. Senators Jim Inhofe (R)
James Lankford (R)
U.S. Hoose delegation 5 Republicans (leet)
Time zones  
 • aw o the state (legally) Central: UTC -6/-5
 • Kenton (informally) Mountain: UTC -7/-6
ISO 3166 US-OK
Abbreviations OK, Okla.


  1. "Keetoowah Cherokee is the Official Language of the UKB" (PDF). Keetoowah Cherokee News: Official Publication of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma. April 2009. Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on July 15, 2014. Retrieved June 1, 2014. 
  2. "UKB Constitution and By-Laws in the Keetoowah Cherokee Language (PDF)" (PDF). United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians. Retrieved June 2, 2014. 
  3. "The Cherokee Nation & its Language" (PDF). University of Minnesota: Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition. 2008. Retrieved May 22, 2014. 
  4. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 20, 2016. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Archived frae the oreeginal on October 15, 2011. Retrieved October 24, 2011. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 Elevation adjuistit tae North American Vertical Datum o 1988.

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Coordinates: 35°30′N 98°00′W / 35.5°N 98°W / 35.5; -98