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- U.S. Post Office abbreviation for the state: CO
- Physical geography: From west to east, the state consists of desert-like basins, turning into plateaus, then alpine mountains, and then grasslands. Mount Elbert is the largest peak in the Rocky Mountains within the continental United States. The famous Pike's Peak is just west of Colorado Springs. Its lone peak is visible from the Kansas border on clear days.
- National parks, etc.
- adjacent U.S. states: Wyoming, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska.
- Cities (including state capital) (the list itself makes for a good subpage)
- List of counties (if someone wants to go to the trouble) (the list itself makes for a good subpage)
- state population
- racial/ethnic makeup of state
- religious makeup of state
- State income
- Major industries/products
- state taxes
- Law/Government of state [Note that all the U.S. states have similar legal and political systems, so maybe we only need to mention anything that makes the state distinct]
- governor -- current, previous governors
- legislature -- bicameral or unicameral? names of houses?
- structure of state judicary
- information on state constitution
- does it have referenda?
- history prior to joining the United States
- when first came under U.S. control (if it was a territory prior to being a state)
- when it attained statehood: 1876
- major historical events that occured in state
- Colleges/Universities in states, Sporting teams in state, similar lists.
If any section above becomes too detailed, it should be split off into a separate article.