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Science In Your Backyard: Kansas

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Kansas State Facts

Image of Kansas with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate


Capital: Topeka(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 81,815 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 2,853,118
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Mt. Sunflower at 4,039 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Wallace
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Verdigris River at 679 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Montgomery
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Barton County approx. 15 miles northeast of Great Bend
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)

 

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