Kentucky is a southern state of the ; its state capital is Frankfort. Attractions include horse racing and beautiful lakes. Kentucky is also culturally part of the American South.

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is the largest city in , with about one and a half million people living in the metro area.

is the second largest city in , located in the .

is the third-largest city in , with nearly 60,000 residents.

is the capital of . A small city of about 25,000 residents, it is in the about 50 miles from the state's largest city of and 25 miles from Lexington.


is 's most famous and most visited region, home to the state's biggest city, , and of course, the world famous Kentucky Derby.

The is perhaps 's most famous region, if not its most visited.

's region is centered around Bowling Green, Ketucky's third largest city, and home to the world's largest cave system—Mammoth Cave.

's region is at the western edge of the state, and is home to popular outdoor recreation areas around Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley and Land Between the Lakes.

's lies along the state border on the Ohio River with .

is 's southeasternmost region, along the Appalachian border with and .

's is bluegrass country of a whole different nature—a banjo picking nature, that is.

's region is in the middle of the state's southern border with , and is home to Lake Cumberland.

is the region where , a proud country state, gets country.

The is a national forest in .


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