Wyoming. Wyoming i/waɪˈoʊmɪŋ/ is a state in the mountain region of the Western United States.
Geography Location and size As specified in the designating legislation for the Territory of Wyoming, Wyoming's borders are lines of latitude, 41°N and 45°N, and longitude, 104°3'W and 111°3'W (27° W and 34° W of the Washington Meridian), making the shape of the state a latitude-longitude quadrangle. Wyoming is one of only three states (along with Colorado and Utah) to have borders along only straight latitudinal and longitudinal lines, rather than being defined by natural landmarks. Utah. Utah (/ˈjuːtɔː/ or i/ˈjuːtɑː/; (Navajo: Áshįįh bi Tó Hahoodzo; Arapaho: Wo'tééneihí ) is a state in the western United States.
It became the 45th state admitted to the Union on January 4, 1896. Utah is the 13th-largest, the 33rd-most populous, and the 10th-least-densely populated of the 50 United States. Utah has a population of about 2.9 million, approximately 80% of whom live along the Wasatch Front, centering on Salt Lake City. Utah is bordered by Colorado to the east, Wyoming to the northeast, Idaho to the north, Arizona to the south, and Nevada to the west. It also touches a corner of New Mexico in the southeast. The state is a center of transportation, education, information technology and research, government services, mining, and a major tourist destination for outdoor recreation. Etymology The name "Utah" is derived from the name of the Ute tribe. History Pre-Columbian Map showing Utah in 1838 when it was part of Mexico. Spanish exploration (1540) T. New Mexico. New Mexico (Spanish: Nuevo México [ˈnweβo ˈmexiko]; Navajo: Yootó Hahoodzo [jo:tó haho:dzo]) is a state located in the southwestern and western regions of the United States, admitted to the union as the 47th state on January 6, 1912.
Nevada. Nevada is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States.
Nevada is the 7th most extensive, the 35th most populous, and the 9th least densely populated of the 50 United States. Nearly three-quarters of Nevada's people live in Clark County, which contains the Las Vegas–Paradise metropolitan area where the state's three largest incorporated cities are located. Nevada's capital is Carson City.
Nevada is officially known as the "Silver State" due to the importance of silver to its history and economy. It is also known as the "Battle Born State", because it achieved statehood during the Civil War; as the "Sagebrush State", for the native plant of the same name; and as "Sage hen State". Before European contact, Native Americans of the Paiute, Shoshone, and Washoe tribes inhabited the land that is now Nevada. Nevada has a reputation for its libertarian laws. Etymology and pronunciation A topographic map of Nevada. Montana. Montana i/mɒnˈtænə/ is a state in the Western United States.
The state's name is derived from the Spanish word montaña (mountain). Montana has several nicknames, although none official, including "Big Sky Country" and "The Treasure State", and slogans that include "Land of the Shining Mountains" and more recently "The Last Best Place". Montana is ranked 4th in size, but 44th in population and 48th in population density of the 50 United States. The western third of Montana contains numerous mountain ranges. Etymology and naming history Idaho. Digitally colored elevation map of Idaho.
Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed in the Owyhee Mountains, about 50 miles (80 km) southwest of Boise, Idaho Idaho ( Colorado. Colorado ( i/kɒləˈrædoʊ/, or /kɒləˈrɑːdoʊ/) is a U.S. state encompassing most of the Southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.
Arizona. Saguaro cactus flowers and buds after a wet winter.
This is Arizona's official State Flower. Arizona ( i/ɛrɪˈzoʊnə/; /ærɪˈzoʊnə/) (Navajo: Hoozdo Hahoodzo; O'odham: Alĭ ṣonak) is a state in the southwestern region of the United States. États des montagnes. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.
Carte mettant en valeur les États des montagnes Les États des montagnes (en anglais Mountain States ou Mountain West) forment une région à l'Ouest des États-Unis, officiellement reconnue par le Bureau du recensement des États-Unis. Cette expression désigne les États américains situés dans les montagnes Rocheuses et inclut généralement les États de l'Idaho, du Montana, du Wyoming, du Montana, de l'Utah, et du Colorado.
L'Arizona et le Nouveau-Mexique sont parfois ajoutés à cette liste. Géographie humaine[modifier | modifier le code] Voir aussi[modifier | modifier le code] Montagnes Rocheuses.