- Admitted to statehood: August 1, 1876
- Origin of name: Spanish meaning for "Color Red", and it first was
said in reference to the Colorado River
- Capital: Denver
- Nickname: "Centennial State"
- Motto: "Nil Sine Numine" (Translation: "Nothing without Providence")
- Bird: Lark Bunting
- Flower: Rocky Mountain Columbine
- Song: "Where the Columbines Grow"
- Stone: Aquamarine
- Tree: Colorado blue spruce
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