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Capital: Cheyenne

Nickname: Cowboy State, Equality State

Motto: Equal Rights

Admitted to Union: July 10, 1890 - 44th State

Size: 97,914 square miles, 9th largest state

Highest Point: Gannett Peak, 13,804 feet

Lowest Point: 3,100 feet Belle Fourche River

Average Annual Precipitation: 14.5 inches

Population (2010 Census): 563,626