|Capital: Oklahoma City|
Entered the Union: November 16, 1907
As the 46th state
Motto: Labor omnia vincit (Labor conquers all things)
Nickname: Sooner State
Bird: Scissor-tailed flycatcher
Sports Teams: None.
Origin of Name: From two Choctaw Indian words meaning red people
Major Industries: Manufacturing nonelectrical machinery; meat packing and food processing; and petroleum.
Historical Sites: The Cherokee Cultural Center with a restored Cherokee village and the restored Fort Gibson Stockade near Muskogee
Points of Interest: The National Cowboy Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City and the Will Rogers Memorial in Claremore
Bordering States: Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado.