Oklahoma Map

Explore map of Oklahoma, located in the South Central region of the United States. It is the 20th most extensive state of the country, covering an area of 69,897 square miles. As of 2016, Oklahoma had a population of 3,923,561 people, making it the 28th most populous state of the United States. Oklahoma City is the capital as well as the largest city of the state. The state shares its borders with Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas. Black Mesa, which has a height of 1,516 meters, is the highest point in the state. On November 16, 1907, Oklahoma was admitted to the Union as the 46th state of the country.
Map of Oklahoma

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About Oklahoma Map:

The map of Oklahoma depicts the highways, rail lines, airport, rivers, lakes, national parks, and the major attractions. The location of the state capital, major cities, and other cities, is also clearly demarcated on the map.

History of Oklahoma

Also Known as "the Sooner State", the state of Oklahoma is situated on a confluence of three varied curtural areas. It served traditionally as a route for cattle drives, a destination for settlers from the South, and a Native American territory sanctioned by the government. Evidence of inhabitation in the state of Oklahoma exists as ealry as the ice age. The first settler communities however only took root between 850 and 1450 AD. French explorers claimed the area in the 1700s.

The area remained under French rule till 1803 till the Louisiana purchase whereby all territories west of the Mississippi river were bought by the U.S. The state has a rich history with a presence of Native American, English, Scottish, German, and Irish ancestry.

Geography of Oklahoma

Oklahoma is located in West South Central United States. It is the 28th most populous state in the US. The state consists of mountain ranges, prairie, mesas, and eastern forests. Most of the state of Oklahoma lies in the Great Plains and U.S. Interior Highlands and is prone to rough and extreme weather.

Oklahoma is one of the six states on the Frontier Strip. It is bounded from various directions by the states of Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico and Texas. The state is situated in a temperate zone. It experiences extreme temperature and rainfall typical of a continental climate. Most of Oklahoma lies in an area known as the Tornado Alley which is marked by severe weather. On an average, 54 tornadoes strike the state per year. This is the highest rate the world over.

Oklahoma Attractions

The main cities in the state of Oklahoma are Oklahoma City and Tulsa, which are also its economic hub.The place has 11 different eco-systems and hence a stunning variety of scenery. Major attractions include Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, Quartz Mountain Resort, Chickasaw National Recreation Area, Beavers Bend and Howchatown State Park, etc.

For those interested in soaking up culture, the place has a variety of diverse cultural traditions: Native American, cowboys, and oil barons, Oklahoma has it all! It is a good place for heritage tourism, visiting museums and on a differen tnote, taking up road trips. Oklahoma has something fo everyone.

Education in Oklahoma

The state has the highest enrollment rate of Native Americans in the nation. The state is also considered among the best in terms of pre-kindergarten education.

For higher education, there are several public institutions in Oklahoma. Oklahoma State University, the University of Oklahoma and the University of Central Oklahoma being a few of the largest in the state. Another notable institution is Langston University - the state's only historically Black college.

Map of Cities in Oklahoma

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Map of Oklahoma Counties

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Last Updated on: August 06,2020

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