KANSAS became the 34th State on January 29, 1861.
It's the 15th largest state in the United States and covers an area of 82,282 square miles.
In 2000, there were 2,688,418 people living in Kansas and it was the 32nd most populated state
in the United States.
Major Industries are Agriculture (wheat and other grains), aircraft and automobiles manufacturing.
KS is the State Abbreviation
The Western Meadow Lark is the State Bird
Wichita is the largest city in the State of Kansas