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US State
NicknameEquality State (official);
Cowboy State; Big Wyoming
MottoEqual Rights
Official languagesEnglish
Largest citycapital
Largest metro areaCheyenne Metro Area
Area Ranked10th
Total97814 sq mi 253348 km2
Width280 mi 450 km
Length360 mi 581 km
% water0.7
Pop. Rank50th
Density5.4 /sq mi 2.08 /km2
Highest pointGannett Peak
13809 ft 4210 m
Mean6700 ft 2044 m
Lowest pointBelle Fourche River
3099 ft 945 m
Other information
Admission to UnionJuly 10, 1890 (44th)
GovernorMatt Mead (R)
Lieutenant GovernorMax Maxfield (R)
LegislatureWyoming Legislature
Upper houseSenate
Lower houseHouse of Representatives
U.S. SenatorsMike Enzi (R)
John Barrasso (R)
U.S. House delegationCynthia Lummis (R)
Time zoneMountain: UTC-7/-6

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Wyoming c-enaudio=en-us-Wyoming.oggwaɪˈoʊmɪŋ is a state in the mountain region of the Western United States. The western two thirds of the state is covered mostly with the mountain ranges and rangelands in the foothills of the Eastern Rocky Mountains, while the eastern third of the state is high elevation prairie known as the High Plains. Wyoming is the least populous U.S. state, with a U.S. Census population of 563,626 in 2010. This is a 14.1% increase since 2000. It is the tenth largest U.S. state by area. Cheyenne is the capital and the most populous city of Wyoming with a population of nearly 60,000 people within its city proper.

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