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State Facts

Full Name

State of Oklahoma

Admitted to the Union (Rank)

November 16, 1907 (46th)

Population 2000 (Rank)

3,450,654 (27th)

Land Area (Rank)

68,667 square miles; 177,847 square kilometers (19th)

Capital

Oklahoma City

Postal Abbreviation

OK

State Nickname

Sooner State

Motto

Labor omni vincit (Labor conquers all things)

Song

“Oklahoma” (music by Richard Rodgers, words by Oscar Hammerstein II)

State Symbols

  • Flower: Mistletoe
  • Tree: Redbud
  • Bird: Scissor-tailed flycatcher
  • Stone: Rose rock
  • Animal: Bison
  • Colors: Green and white
  • Poem: “Howdy Folks” by David Randolph Milsten

Economy

  • Agriculture:
    • Cattle,
    • wheat,
    • milk,
    • poultry,
    • cotton
  • Industry:
    • Transportation equipment,
    • machinery,
    • electric products,
    • rubber and plastic products,
    • food processing