Kansas

Kansas is a state in the region of the . It is generally considered the center of the country in geographical terms, and one of its nicknames is "the Heart of America." The state's official nickname is "The Sunflower…

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is the capital of Kansas. Visitors come to see the Kansas Museum of History, Zoo, and Renisch Rose Gardens. Photo: Aviper2k7, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the largest city in Kansas - since is divided between the states of Kansas and . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a city in the state of Kansas, in the , and a suburb of , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is a city in , USA along I-70, 35 miles west of , Kansas. Photo: Studio804, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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is a region of Kansas. Photo: Malepheasant, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is a region of Kansas. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is flat, dry, and very rural - in other words, this is what most people think of when they think of Kansas. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The , historically known as Bluestem Pastures or Blue Stem Hills, are a region in eastern Kansas and north-central named for the abundant residual flint eroded from the bedrock that lies near or at the surface. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a region of Kansas. Geographically it is dominated by a broad rolling landscape located between the Flint Hills to the west and includes the Ozarks to the southeast. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Kansas

Latitude of center
38.2731° or 38° 16' 23.2" north
Longitude of center
-98.5822° or 98° 34' 55.9" west
Population
2,900,000
Abbreviation
KS
Elevation
1788 feet (545 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 316956038
Geo­Names ID
4273857
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Kansas
  • Afar: Kanzas
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  • Albanian: Kansas
  • Albanian: Kanzas
  • Amharic: ካንሳስ
  • Arabic: Kansas
  • Arabic: كانساس
  • Aragonese: Kansas
  • Armenian: Կանզաս
  • Arpitan: Kansas
  • Asturian: Kansas
  • Aymara: Kansas suyu
  • Azerbaijani: Kanzas
  • Bashkir: Канзас
  • Basque: Kansas
  • Bavarian: Kansas
  • Belarusian: Канзас
  • Belarusian: Штат Канзас
  • Bengali: ক্যান্সাস
  • Bhojpuri: कंसास
  • Bishnupriya: ক্যানসাস
  • Bislama: Kansas
  • Bosnian: Kansas
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  • Bulgarian: Канзас
  • Burmese: ကန်းဆပ်ပြည်နယ်
  • Catalan: Kansas
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  • Central Kurdish: کانزاس
  • Central Kurdish: کانساس
  • Chavacano: Kansas
  • Chechen: Канзас
  • Cheyenne: Kansas
  • Chinese: Kansas
  • Chinese: 堪萨斯州 / 堪薩斯州
  • Chinese: 堪萨斯州
  • Chinese: 堪薩斯州
  • Chinese: 干沙州
  • Chuvash: Канзас
  • Cornish: Kansas
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  • Crimean Tatar: Kanzas
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  • Czech: Kansas
  • Czech: State of Kansas
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  • Eastern Mari: Канзас
  • Egyptian Arabic: كانساس
  • English: KS
  • English: Kan.
  • English: Kans.
  • English: Kansas, United States of America
  • English: State of Kansas
  • English: Sunflower State
  • Esperanto: KS
  • Esperanto: Kansaso
  • Esperanto: Ŝtato Kansaso
  • Estonian: Kansas
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  • Finnish: Kansas
  • French: Kansas
  • Gagauz: Kansas
  • Galician: Kansas
  • Georgian: კანზასი
  • German: Kansas
  • Gothic: 𐌺𐌰𐌽𐌶𐌰𐍃
  • Greek: Κάνσας
  • Guarani: Kansas
  • Gujarati: કેન્સાસ
  • Haitian: Kannzas
  • Haitian: Kènsas
  • Hakka Chinese: Kansas
  • Hakka Chinese: Khâm-sat-sṳ̂
  • Hausa: Kanekaka
  • Hausa: Kansas
  • Hawaiian: Kanekaka
  • Hebrew: קנזס
  • Hindi: केन्सास
  • Hungarian: Kansas
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  • Ido: Kansas
  • Igbo: Kánzạs
  • Iloko: Kansas
  • Inari Sami: Kansas
  • Indonesian: Kansas
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Kansas
  • Interlingue: Kansas
  • Inupiaq: Kansas
  • Irish: Kansas
  • Italian: Kansas
  • Japanese: カンザス州
  • Javanese: Kansas
  • Kabiyè: Kanzasii
  • Kabyle: Kansas
  • Kalmyk: Каанзс
  • Kalmyk: Канзас
  • Kannada: ಕನ್ಸಾಸ್/ಕಾನ್ಸಾಸ್‌‌
  • Kara-Kalpak: Kanzas
  • Kazakh: Канзас
  • Korean: 캔자스
  • Korean: 캔자스 주
  • Korean: 캔자스주
  • Kurdish: Kansas
  • Ladino: Kansas
  • Lao: Kansas
  • Latin: Cansia
  • Latin: Kansia
  • Latvian: Kanzasa
  • Ligurian: Kansas
  • Limburgan: Kansas
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Kansas
  • Literary Chinese: 堪薩斯州
  • Lithuanian: Kanzasas
  • Lojban: kanzys
  • Lombard: Kansas
  • Low German: Kansas
  • Luxembourgish: Kansas
  • Macedonian: Канзас
  • Maithili: कन्सास
  • Malagasy: Kansas
  • Malay: Kansas
  • Malayalam: കാൻസസ്
  • Manx: Kansas
  • Maori: Kansas
  • Marathi: कॅन्सस
  • Mazanderani: کانزاس
  • Min Dong Chinese: Kansas
  • Min Nan Chinese: Kansas
  • Mingrelian: კანზასი
  • Mongolian: Канзас
  • Nauru: Kansas
  • Navajo: Honeestiin Dah Daaskʼid Hahoodzo
  • Navajo: Shádiʼááhjí Dzígaii
  • Nepali: कन्सास
  • Nepali: कान्सास
  • Newari: कान्सास
  • Northern Frisian: Kansas
  • Northern Luri: کانزاس
  • Northern Sami: Kansas
  • Norwegian: Kansas
  • Norwegian Bokmål: KS
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kan.
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kans.
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kansas
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kansas
  • Occitan (post 1500): Kansas
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܟܐܢܣܐܣ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Kansas
  • Ossetian: Канзас
  • Pali: कान्सास्
  • Pampanga: Kansas
  • Panjabi: ਕਾਂਸਸ
  • Papiamento: Kansas
  • Persian: کانزاس
  • Picard: Kansas
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  • Polish: Kansas
  • Portuguese: Cansas
  • Portuguese: Kansas
  • Pushto: کانزاس
  • Quechua: Kansas suyu
  • Romanian: Kansas
  • Romansh: Kansas
  • Russia Buriat: Канзас
  • Russian: Канзас
  • Samogitian: Kanzasos
  • Sanskrit: केन्‍सास
  • Sardinian: Kansas
  • Saterfriesisch: Kansas
  • Scots: Kansas
  • Scottish Gaelic: Kansas
  • Serbian: Канзас
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kanzas
  • Sicilian: Kansas
  • Silesian: Kansas
  • Sinhala: කැන්සාස්
  • Slovak: Kansas
  • Slovenian: Kansas
  • South Azerbaijani: کانزاس ایالتی
  • Spanish: Estado de Kansas
  • Spanish: Kansas
  • Swahili: Kansas
  • Swedish: Kansas
  • Tagalog: Kansas
  • Tajik: Канзас
  • Tamil: கன்சாஸ்
  • Tamil: கேன்சஸ்
  • Tatar: Канзас
  • Telugu: కాన్సాస్
  • Thai: รัฐแคนซัส
  • Tibetan: ཁན་སཱ་སི།
  • Turkish: Kansas
  • Uighur: Kanzas Shitati
  • Ukrainian: Канзас
  • Upper Sorbian: Kansas
  • Urdu: کنساس
  • Uzbek: Kanzas
  • Vietnamese: Kansas
  • Volapük: Kansas
  • Waray (Philippines): Kansas
  • Welsh: Kansas
  • Western Frisian: Kansas
  • Western Mari: Канзас
  • Western Panjabi: کنساس
  • Wu Chinese: 堪萨斯州
  • Xhosa: IKhanzasi
  • Yakut: Канзас
  • Yiddish: קענזעס
  • Yoruba: Kansas
  • Yue Chinese: 干沙州
  • Zeeuws: Kansas
  • Konzas
  • Kànsas

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