Flag of the State of Wyoming

Flag of the State of Wyoming

  • Officially » State of Wyoming
  • State Capital » Cheyenne
    • also the largest city (pop. 64,000)

Facts

  • Population » 577,000

Geography

  • Area » 253,600 sq km (97,914 sq mi)
  • bordered by Montana to the north and northwest, South Dakota and Nebraska to the east, Idaho to the west, Utah to the southwest, and Colorado to the south.
  • Highest elevation » Gannett Peak » 4,209.1 m (13,809 ft) (Map)
Location of Wyoming in the USA

Location of Wyoming in the USA

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National Parks

  • Yellowstone National Park
    • Wikipedia
    • Yellowstone covers 2.2 million acres (nearly 3,500-sq.-mile) mostly in Wyoming, but also in Idaho and Montana.
      • A wilderness recreation area atop a volcanic hot spot
    • The park is very crowded. It welcomes over 4 million visitors annually.
    • Mammoth Hot Springs
  • Grand Teton

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

  • Yellowstone National Park (UNESCO)

Notes

  • Wyoming’s economy is driven by tourism and the extraction of minerals such as coal, natural gas, oil, and trona.

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This page was last updated on 2021.08.29 by Robert Vinet