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    Kentucky (KY) state of USA

    You can't win the Kentucky Derby unless you're on a thoroughbred - Joe Torre



    History & Geography:
    Kentucky also known as The Bluegrass State is a southeastern state in the US with Frankfort the state capital. This state was formed on the 1st of June 1792. Kentucky covers an area of 40,409 mi2 and almost 4.413 million people live in this state.

    Kentucky is situated in the Upland South bounded by the Ohio River in the north and the Appalachian Mountains in the east. Kentucky borders seven states, from the Midwest and the Southeast. The state's largest city, Louisville, is home to the Kentucky Derby, the renowned horse race held at Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in May.

    Natural Resources:
    Kentucky's chief natural resources include fertile soil, a favorable climate, and its wide diversity of species. Nearly half of Kentucky's land is forested where millions of trees are planted annually for reforestation, erosion control, and wildlife habitat enhancement.

    Economy:
    The economy of Kentucky was shaped by its considerable distance from any major navigable rivers. As a landlocked city, it did not develop the heavy industry that often developed in cities like Cincinnati or Pittsburgh.

    Delicacies:
    Kentucky famous Culinary mouth watering Heritage such as country ham and Hot Browns, burgoo and Benedictine, spoon bread and corn pudding, and, of course, finger-lickin' good barbecue and fried chicken mean Kentucky cuisine is a treat for your taste buds. So when you visit do remember to take you taste buds on a tasty ride.

    Climate:
    Due to location of the US state of Kentucky it has moderate humid subtropical climate, with abundant rainfall. In general, Kentuckians experience relatively humid warm rainy summers, and moderately cold and snowy winters. The annual average temperature varies from 5560 degrees: 55 in the far north as an average annual temperature and 60 degrees in the extreme southwest.

    Counties:
    The US state of Kentucky despite ranking 37th in size by area, the state has 120 divisions. This is either the third or fourth among the U.S states depending on definitions.
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    Transportation:
    Kentucky transport mode includes: airports, Roads, Waterways and rail. The US state of Kentucky is served by six major interstate highways , nine parkways, and three bypasses and spurs. The parkways were originally toll roads.

    Hotel and Places:
    The US state of Kentucky has some Top Tourist sites that are fun to visit and a must visit. The amazing sceneries, breathtaking sites, a trip down the history of Kentucky is all you can find in these places, the list included: Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky Horse Park, Churchill Downs, Kentucky Derby Museum, National Corvette Museum, Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, Louisville Slugger Museum, Lost River Cave and Creation Museum.
    To have a relaxed vacation on your trip to Kentucky with the best services, serene environment and luxurious and comfortable furnishing. Here is a list of the top five star hotels in Kentucky that will make you stay memorable and worth spending.
    • 21c Museum Hotel Louisville
    • The Brown Hotel
    • Best Western Winchester Hotel


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