The Nebraska is a state of the center of the the United States, bordered in the west by the Wyoming, in north by the South Dakota, in the east by the Iowa and in the south by the Kansas and the Colorado.
Nébraska becomes the 37e state on March 1st, 1867.
Located in the Large plains, the State is primarily flat. However, the first buttresses of the Rocky Mountains vallonent the Western part. The East part is the theater of the vestiges of the withdrawal of the ices of the Period refrigerator.
Of a surface of 200 349 km ², Nebraska are populated of 1 711 263 inhabitants (2000).
The capital of Nebraska is Lincoln.
PolicyNebraska is one of the most preserving states and more republican S of the country but also one of the least rich.
A republican bastion for the presidential elections
Nebraska is a bastion of the republicans. No democratic candidate carried it here at the time of the presidential elections since Lyndon Johnson (52,61%) in 1964.
An executive of the completely republican stateIn 2005, the governor Mike Johanns entered the government of George W. Bush. Its successor at the post of governor is the republican Dave Heineman. The five other elected stations of the executive are held by republicans.
A local parliament monocaméralNebraska with the characteristic to be the only State of the Union equipped with a Parliament monocaméral since the years 1930, the other States having reproduced the bicameral form of the Congress of the United States. This Parliament monocaméral is dominated by the republicans.
A national representation dominated by the republicansAt the federal level, the elected officials of Nebraska to the Sénat of the United States are the democrat Ben Nelson and the republican Chuck Hagel while the state is represented by three republicans with the room of the representatives.
EconomyThe ecocnomy of the area rests primarily on agriculture. The tourist interest of the area, although weak, is fed by some national monuments.
Official site of the State of tourist Nebraska
- Official site of Nebraska
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