Colorado is a state in the United States encompassing most of the Southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of th…
Colorado is a state in the United States encompassing most of the Southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains. Colorado is part of the Western United States, the Southwestern United States, and the Mountain States. Colorado is the 8th-most extensive and the 21st-most populous of the 50 United States. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the population of Colorado was 5,540,545 on July 1, 2016, an increase of 10.17% since the 2010 United States Census.
- Area: 104,185 sq miles (269,837 km²)
- Population: 5.54 million (2016)
- Colleges and universities: Colorado State University · University of Colorado Boulder· United States Air Force Academy · Colorado School of Mines · University of Denver · University of Colorado Denver · Colorado College · Western State Colora…
- Senators: Cory Gardner · Michael Bennet
- Capital: Denver
- Governor: John Hickenlooper