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Capital - Cheyenne
Nicknames. Equality State and Cowboy State.
Motto: Equal Rights.
Population ( 2010 census ). 563,626
Land. Area, 97,809 square miles (253,324 square kilometers), including 820 square miles (2,124 square kilometers) of water surface (9th state in size).
Elevation. Highest, Gannett Peak, 13,804 feet (4,207 meters) southeast of Bondurant; lowest, Belle Fourche River at state boundary, 3,100 feet (945 meters); average, 6,700 feet (2,042 meters).
Geographic Center. 58 miles (93 kilometers) northeast of Lander.
The eastern 3rd of the state of Wyoming forms part of the Great Plains and the remainder belongs to the Rocky Mountains. Wyoming's largest lake is Yellowstone which is in the heart of Yellowstone National Park. There are two smaller lakes in Grand Teton National Park to the south. They are lake Jackson and lake Jenny.
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