Great Plains

The Great Plains of the consist primarily of wide open grasslands between the Rocky Mountains and the forests of the . While most of the land consists of farms and pastures, the Great Plains are also home to the , with the iconic Mount Rushmore.
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is a state in the Great Plains region of the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a state in the Great Plains of the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a state in the Great Plains region of the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is a state in the Great Plains region of the . Photo: Kahvc7, CC0.

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is a U.S. state in the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Great Plains

Latitude of center
39.4169° or 39° 25' 0.7" north
Longitude of center
-101.2921° or 101° 17' 31.5" west
Population
9,450,000
Elevation
2940 feet (896 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 368388378
Geo­Names ID
12212750
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Groot Vlaktes
  • Arabic: السهول الكبرى
  • Armenian: Մեծ Հարթավայրեր
  • Asturian: Grandes Enllanaes
  • Azerbaijani: Böyük Düzənliklər
  • Basque: Ordoki Handiak
  • Basque: Zabaldi handiak
  • Belarusian: Вялікія раўніны
  • Bengali: গ্রেট প্লেইনস
  • Bosnian: Velika nizija
  • Bosnian: Velika nizina
  • Bulgarian: Големи равнини
  • Catalan: Grans Planes
  • Cebuano: Great Plains (patag sa Estados Unidos, Kansas)
  • Cebuano: Great Plains
  • Chinese: Tōa Pêⁿ-po͘
  • Chinese: 北美大平原
  • Chinese: 大平原
  • Croatian: Velika nizina
  • Czech: Velké planiny
  • Czech: Velké pláně
  • Czech: Velké prérie
  • Czech: Velké roviny
  • Danish: Great Plains
  • Dimli (individual language): Deştê Gırd
  • Dutch: Great Plains
  • Esperanto: Nordamerikaj Grandaj Ebenaĵoj
  • Estonian: Suur tasandik
  • Faroese: Stóru Grasfløturnar
  • Finnish: Suuret tasangot
  • French: Grandes Plaines
  • Galician: Grandes Planicies
  • Georgian: დიდი ვაკეები
  • German: Great Plains
  • German: Große Ebenen
  • Greek: Μεγάλες Πεδιάδες
  • Hebrew: המישורים הגדולים
  • Hebrew: מדינות חבל המישורים הגדולים
  • Hindi: कनाडा तथा संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका का ग्रेट प्लेन
  • Icelandic: Slétturnar miklu
  • Inari Sami: Stuorrâ tuolbâdâsah
  • Indonesian: Great Plains
  • Irish: Na Machairí Móra
  • Italian: Grandi Pianure
  • Japanese: グレートプレーンズ
  • Kazakh: Ұлы жазықтар
  • Korean: 그레이트플레인스
  • Latin: Magnae Planities
  • Latvian: Lielie līdzenumi
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Planos Grande
  • Lithuanian: Didžiosios lygumos
  • Luxembourgish: Great Plains
  • Macedonian: Голема Низина
  • Malay: Great Plains
  • Min Nan Chinese: Tōa Pêⁿ-po͘
  • Northern Frisian: Great Plains
  • Northern Sami: Viiddis jalgadasat
  • Norwegian: Great Plains
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Great Plains
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Great Plains
  • Persian: دشت بزرگ
  • Polish: Wielkie Równiny
  • Portuguese: Grandes Planícies
  • Russian: Великие Равнины
  • Russian: Великие равнины
  • Scots: Great Plains
  • Serbian: Велике равнице
  • Serbo-Croatian: Velika nizina
  • Serbo-Croatian: Velike ravnice
  • Slovak: Veľké prérie
  • Spanish: Grandes Llanuras
  • Swahili: Tambarare kuu za Marekani
  • Swedish: Great Plains
  • Tamil: பெருஞ் சமவெளி
  • Tatar: Бөек тигезлекләр
  • Turkish: Büyük Düzlükler
  • Turkish: Büyük Ovalar
  • Ukrainian: Великі рівнини
  • Urdu: عظیم میدان
  • Uzbek: Buyuk tekisliklar
  • Vietnamese: Đại Bình nguyên Bắc Mỹ
  • Welsh: Gwastadeddau Mawr
  • Western Frisian: Great Plains
  • Western Frisian: Grutte Flakten
  • Western Panjabi: عظیم میدان
  • Western Panjabi: وڈے میدان
  • Wu Chinese: 北美大平原
  • Yue Chinese: 大平原
  • Dataran Great Plains
  • Deştê Gırdi
  • Great Plains states
  • ग्रेट प्लेन

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