"Ad astra per aspera"  
"To the Stars Through Difficulties"

Date Admitted:  1861 (34th) 
Capital:  Topeka 
Largest City:  Wichita 
Population: 2,594,840 
State Song:  "Home on the Range" 
State Bird:  Western Meadowlark 
State Tree:  Cottonwood 
State Flower:  Sunflower 
Nickname:  The Sunflower State 
State Constitution:  Kansas Constitution 
Official State Web Page:  Kansas 
Department of Education:  Schools 
Electronic Library:  Kansas 

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Links of Interest: 

News and Media 
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Travel and Tourism 
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   Kansas: Simply Wonderful 
   Kansas Community Networks 
   Kansas Highways 
   Kansas Parks and Natural  
   Prairie Spirit Rail Trail 

History and Community 
   Kansas Facts 
   Kansas Kids' Page 
   Kansas Territory: Crucible  
      of American Experience 
   Old West Kansas 
   Historical Directory of  
      Kansas Towns 
   Kansas Environmental Almanac 
   Kansas Humanities Council 


            Adopted in 1927 

Elected Officials  
        Bill Graves 
        Sam Brownback 
        Pat Roberts 
        Jerry Moran -- 1st District  
        Jim Ryun -- 2nd District  
        Vicnce Snowbarger -- 3rd District  
        Todd Tiahrt -- 4th District