Topeka is the city capital of this American State located in the Midwestern region of the U.S. Missouri, Nebraska, Colorado, and Oklahoma border the Kansas state, which is also called the Wheat State as this was a significant product to the Kansan economic growth in the 2000s.
Other than that, the official nickname of Kansas is “The Sunflower State”, as this native wild species was earlier documented in expeditions in the territory of the 19th century. The sunflower appears on the state flag and in the Kansas quarter.
The actual name of this state was given in reference to the Kansa Native Americans that lived in the region and after the Kansas River. This state`s territory is in an equidistant point both from the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans, in a very central position of the United States overall territory.
The largest city in Kansas is Wichita and the largest metro area of the state, according to the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. The region, also known as Kansas City MO-KS is formed by 14 counties that are a mix of both Missouri and Kansas States. Business enterprises that are located there include AT&T Communications, General Motors, T-Mobile, and Harley-Davidson.
In general, it is home to very flat or horizontal lands, being also the 15th largest state by territorial area in all the U.S and the 34th most populous of all the 50 states. Tree climates are encountered in this area, the humid continental, the semi-arid stepped and the humid subtropical.
Most of the state`s territory is used in the agricultural field. Cattle, sheep, wheat, sorghum, cotton, corn, hogs, salt, and soybean are the most important productions. Other affluent sectors include planes, military activities, and energy.