- Historical notes
- To be seen
The State of Wyoming it borders Montana to the north, Colorado to the south, South Dakota and Nebraska to the east, and Utah and Idaho to the west. The word Wyoming in the Indian language munsee means "by the great calm river". It is one of the least populated states in all of the United States of America.
The charm of Wyoming lies precisely in its ancient flavor that has always been linked to the solitary life of the gods cowboy and the boundless spaces that the territory offers. Furthermore, within the borders of the state there are two of the major national parks in the States, that of Yellowstone and that of the mountain massif Grand Tetons.
A territory populated by numerous Indian tribes now relegated to the Reserves, Wyoming is also known as the State of Equality as it was the first to give women the vote since the age of 21. Probably this move was also driven by the need to attract the female population to a sparsely populated state, so at least it is supposed.
There are numerous struggles between ranchers and ranchers, the rural economy has always been a major source of livelihood, in addition to what will be discovered as uranium mines. In general, however, apart from the Yellowstone park, the economy of Wyoming does not allow young people to create new businesses, which is why the state has lately tried to implement a policy of support for new business ideas but always remaining linked to the working of the land. thus granting low-cost plots.
To be seen
The capital Cheyenne it is a very important breeding ground for country artists but, apart from the festival dedicated to the musical genre, it does not offer other particular attractions.
Cody instead it attracts many visitors because it fully maintains the flavor of the old west, recalling through stories and legends the events that bind it above all to the legendary cowboy Buffalo Bill Cody.
Laramie is a very lively university town from a cultural point of view and is home to the only university campus in all of Wyoming.
For nature lovers either Jackson, located at the foot of the Teton mountain range, either Lander they are excellent places to reach and from which to leave for excursions in the vicinity, much visited by passing tourists, both of which maintain their simplicity of towns on the edge of the prairie.
A particular note should be dedicated to Yellowstone Park, world famous and both a natural and economic resource of importance for the State of Wyoming. First park in the USA, inside you can admire the geyser but also i grizzly, large brown bears, giant moose and a whole series of alpine lakes, rivers, waterfalls scattered throughout the park and which are home to a variety of fauna unique in the world.
even the Grand National Teton Park it attracts visitors who are enchanted to admire the peaks silhouetted by the glaciers and which rise over 3000 meters, also hosting bears, moose and wapiti.
In the parks it is possible to go hiking, walking but also by bicycle.
|WYOMING, WY – 41.14N, 104.79W||STATE MAP - OFFICIAL SITE|
|ABNAMED: “The Equality State”|
|ORIGIN NAME: State of equality: so it is rightly called because its women were among the first to obtain civil rights.|
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|MEMBER UNION FROM: 10 July 1890 (44th state)|
|CAPITAL POPULATION: 63.607 from.|
|COUNTY NUMBER: 23|
|POOR PEOPLE: 12 % water content|
|MOTTO: “Equal rights”|
|FLOWER: Indian Paintbrush|
|FLAG: In the Wyoming flag there is a bison on a blue field and red and white borders. The woman represents the state's motto "equal rights" and the two men represent the miners and cattle on the ranch. The words "cattle", "mines", "grain" and "oil" represent the wealth of Wyoming. The dates 1869 and 1890 tell when Wyoming organized itself as a territory of the United States and when it transformed into a state.|
- AGRICULTURE: Livestock, sugar beets, sheep, hay, wheat.
- INDUSTRY : Mining, chemicals, timber products, tourism.
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