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    Colorado - The Land of Mountains

    Colorado is an Oasis another worldly place - Brandi Carlile



    History & Geography:
    Colorado the district of Denver came into being on the 1st of August 1876. This state is also known as The Centennial State and is the 8th most extensive state of U.S. Colorado occupies 104,185 mi2 of the land and has a population of 5.356 million.

    Colorado being a western U.S state has a diverse Geographical location it has landscape of arid desert, river canyons and snow-covered Rocky Mountains, which are partly protected by Rocky Mountain and National Park.

    Natural Resources:
    Colorado has surplus amount of Natural resources that are mined from under and above the ground and are the main resources are: Oil, coal, and natural gas. Other mined products include sand and gravel, gold, and molybdenum and, and the secondary ones are the copper, lead, silver, and zinc, granite and limestone.

    Economy:
    The economy of the US state of Colorado started broadening from its mid 19th century and was fully developed by the late 19th century. In the second half of the 20th century the industrial sectors of Colorado expanded massively. Because of the economy of state it is ranked as the 8th nation of the United State.


    Delicacies:
    Some of the delicious and heavenly cuisines that is Colorado famous for are: Trout, Colorado, Snowball Fruit & Veggies, BEER, Rocky Mountain, Oysters, Lamb, Colorado Bulldog, Green Chili, Thick Dippable Crust, Bison, New Mexican Cuisine. Try out these food and take your taste buds to a new journey.

    Climate:
    According to the simple rule as the altitude increase the temperature decreases and an increase in precipitation. The climate of Colorado is more dynamic and complex than other states that are outside of the Mountain States region. The Geographical location has a great effect on the climate as a result of which southern Colorado is not always warmer than northern Colorado. Most

    Counties:
    The state of Colorado has a number of 64 counties. Counties are important units of government in Colorado since the state has no secondary civil subdivisions, such as townships. Two of these counties, the City and County of Denver and the City and County of Broomfield, have consolidated city and county governments.
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    Transportation:
    Colorado is a landlocked state, so ground and air transportation are the primary focus of the state. Due to low population outside of Colorado highway is the major source of transport. Colorado's transportation network consists of a network of highway, Surface Street, rail, and air transportation options. While the public transportation system in Denver is much more complex and developed than other parts of the state, tourism and growth have led to extensive needs statewide.

    Hotel & Places:
    The top tourist sites in Colorado that will make your journey worth visiting are: Denver, Aspen, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado springs, Vail, Boulder, Breckenridge, Estes Park, Mesa Verde National Park. Some of the top five star hotels in Colorado are: Omni Interlocken Hotel, Madeline Hotel and Residence, Four season resort and residency.

    Author: Izma Sayyed
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