Oklahoma is a state in America. Description, development, attractions, photo
Oklahoma is a state that has settled a littlesouth of the central region of the United States and is the twentieth largest, its length is slightly more than 180 square meters. km. The official name of the territory was in 1890, before that it was mentioned among local Indian settlement settlements and Choctaw tribes led by leader Allen Wright.
Oklahoma is endowed with a unique landscape andnature, ranging from high mountain ranges, rushing rivers and ending with quiet lakes and marshlands in the middle of the plains. The highest point reaches 1500 m and is the peak of the Black Mesa mountain, the lowest point is just below 90 m and is located in the flat terrain of the city of Idabel. The capital of Oklahoma is Oklahoma City. More than five hundred different in depth and length of rivers lie on this territory. The largest watercourses are Arkansas and Red River. Numerous reservoirs created by artificial means, the number of which exceeds 200, supply fresh water to every nook of the state.
Oklahoma is a state that has a heavy andinteresting historical heritage. The official opening of this area was made by the Spaniards in the XVI century, which added it to the map of the Earth. Before that period, the territory of the state was inhabited by various ancient tribes of Uichita and Kaddo, Kuapo and Osage. The further history of Oklahoma developed during the turbulent strife between the Spaniards and the French for domination on these lands. In the end, possession fell to the French, after which in 1803 Napoleon concluded a lucrative agreement with the United States.
The cities of the state of Oklahoma (like himself) went toAmerica in the composition of French Louisiana. The year 1830 was marked by a massive migration to this territory of Indian tribes. During the years 1861-1865. there were numerous civil wars, which caused great damage to the local population. This problem was resolved after the concluded agreement on the acceptance of Oklahoma in the United States, it became the 46th state in 1907.
At the present time, the number of inhabitants of thisthe region reaches 3.85 million people. The largest percentage of the population belongs to indigenous white skin. Also in Oklahoma you can find settlements of Africans and Indians, Polynesians and Asians, Latinos and Eskimos.
Oklahoma - a state whose climate can be attributed totemperate continental type. But due to the constant sharp changes in temperature and mixing of different air masses, the weather conditions are quite variable. So, one day in the state can be like +28aboutWith day and -8aboutWith the night. This leads to frequent cataclysms in this region, ending with regular tornadoes, the number of which sometimes exceeds 50 per year. The last time the biggest and most destructive disaster hit the state in May 2013.
In total, in the vicinity of Oklahoma, there are 598various in area and population of cities, villages, and also tribal settlements. The largest city in the state is its capital with the consonant name Oklahoma City. Slightly inferior to him in terms of size and population of the city of Tulsa, Norman, Lawton and Broken-Arrow.
Oklahoma is a state considered industrialA region where aviation and electronics production, as well as energy, are well developed. Annually, a large number of aircraft and various components are manufactured here. Agriculture and food industry in the state also has a high level. In the ranking of wheat cultivation in the United States, Oklahoma ranks fifth. As for energy reserves, this area occupies the second stage in gas and oil production in America. But due to the fact that the amount of energy resources is different each year, production periodically suffers collapse, which leads to a sharp decline in the economy and a lack of jobs, which is why unemployment is growing.
Always travelers attracted America. The state of Oklahoma is quite popular among American and European tourists. In addition to magnificent plain landscapes surrounded by mountain ranges, the state has a developed cultural life and numerous sights. Fans of cowboys and the wild west can have a great time at the Museum of cowboy fame, which is in the state capital, or visiting the Willbury's Cowboy Museum. If guests of the state are interested in its history, then it is worth to go to the restored small village where old Indian settlements lived. You can also go to the Indian Hall of Fame Museum in Anadarko.
The most beautiful natural attractions -are local reserves and forests, the most popular among tourists are the national parks Little Sahara, a multi-storey botanical garden (only 7 floors with different compositions and representatives of the local flora), the Quartz mountain and the Great Salt Plains. Numerous museums and theaters can be visited by visiting Tulsa.