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Kansas is also known as the Sunflower State, after the wild
flowers found on the plains of Kansas.
The state capital of Kansas is Topeka.
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Kansas is the geographical centre of the United States (2 miles
north-west of Lebanon) and more wheat is grown here than in any other state.
Kansas road signs like to remind you that 'Every Kansas farmer feeds
75 people - and you'.
Kansas gets its name from the Kansas River, after a
Sioux tribe known as the Kansa.
States neighbouring Kansas are: Colorado, Nebraska, Missouri and Oklahoma.
If you can't wait to get a copy of the Kansas Visitors Guide in the post, you can always
view the online version.
The Kansas Government site lets you customise how you want the front page to look with
their 'MyKansas' feature; where you can arrange the 'tiles' - small information boxes that
hold clustered information - how you want them; even adding your own tiles with the
information you find most relevant.
Information about Kansas destinations from the state's official Travel and Tourism office,
a division of the Kansas Department of Commerce and Housing.
Topeka was planned in 1854 near the dividing point of the old
Santa Fe and Oregon trails, and developed as a junction for the Atchison, Topeka, and
Santa Fe Railroad.
Points of interest include the Kansas State Historical Society Museum;
the Mulvane Art Center, and of course the the State House.
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The original wild west town burnt down, but there is a touristy
re-creation of Dodge City.
Festival time is the end of July, when the city acts its history up
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Wichita is the largest city in Kansas, and a major
The city has a Native American museum, a planetarium, several art and
historical museums, and many 19th-century landmarks.
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The Chisholm Trail
The Chisholm Trail, a major cattle-herding route from Texas, came through Wichita.
The space museum in Hutchinson contains the command module of Apollo 13 among its
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