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 '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.

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Amharic:  ኬንታኪ Arabic:  كنتاكي Armenian:  Կենտուկի Aymara:  Kentucky suyu Azerbaijani:  Kentukki Belarusian:  Садружнасць Кентукі Bengali:  কেন্টাকি Bishnupriya:  কেন্টাকি Bulgarian:  Кентъки Burmese:  ကင်တပ်ကီပြည်နယ် Central Kurdish:  کێنتاکی Chechen:  Кентукки Chinese:  肯塔基州 Chuvash:  Кентукки Eastern Mari:  Кентукки Egyptian Arabic:  كنتاكى English:  Blue Grass State English:  Commonwealth of Kentucky Esperanto:  Kentukio Georgian:  კენტუკი Greek:  Κεντάκι Haitian:  Kèntòki Hakka Chinese:  Khén-thap-kî
Hawaiian:  Kenekuke Hebrew:  קנטקי Hindi:  कॅण्टकी Igbo:  Kentórkị Japanese:  ケンタッキー州 Kalmyk:  Кинтааки Kazakh:  Кентукки Korean:  켄터키 주 Latin:  Kentukia Latvian:  Kentuki Lithuanian:  Kentukis Macedonian:  Кентаки Malayalam:  കെന്റക്കി Marathi:  केंटकी Mazanderani:  کنتاکی Mongolian:  Кентакки Navajo:  Kentákii Hahoodzo Nepali:  केन्टकी Newari:  केन्चकी Northern Luri:  کئنتاکی Ossetian:  Кентукки Pali:  केन्चकी Panjabi:  ਕਿੰਟਕੀ
Persian:  کنتاکی Quechua:  Kentucky suyu Russia Buriat:  Кентукки Russian:  Кентуки Russian:  Кентукки Samogitian:  Kentokis Sanskrit:  केन्‍टकी Serbian:  Кентаки South Azerbaijani:  کنتاکی ایالتی Tagalog:  Kentaki Tamil:  கென்டக்கி Tatar:  Кентукки Thai:  รัฐเคนทักกี Uighur:  Kéntukki Shitati Ukrainian:  Кентуккі Urdu:  کینٹکی Uzbek:  Kentukki Western Mari:  Кентукки Western Panjabi:  کینٹکی Yakut:  Кентаки Yiddish:  קענטאקי Yue Chinese:  肯塔基州 Q1603

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