Nebraska (NE)

The state Nebraska is located in the central part of the United States. It's also called the "Cornhusker State" and the "Tree Planter's State". Lincoln is the capital of Nebraska; the major cities of the state are Omaha, Beatrice, Alliance, Grand Island, Hastings. The Nebraska State Capitol in Lincoln is the second highest state capital in the country and the tallest building in the city. There is a plenty of antique shops, souvenir stores, art galleries,and restaurants in Lincoln's Historic Haymarket District. The Holland Performing Arts Center, the Municipal Symphonic orchestra, the popular Durham Museum, and fascinating Omaha Children's Museum are the main sights of Omaha. In Omaha city it's also worth to visit Henry Doorly Zoo, one of the best zoos in the U.S., and also the annual Omaha Blues, Jazz and Gospel Festival. In the Elder gallery, the university campus of Nebraska Methodist College, it is possible to see the paintings by Matisse, Chagall and other famous artists. The are a few State National Natural Parks in Nebraska: the Niobrara River valley, Chimney Rock, Agate Fossil Beds where is located the "Ranch of captain James Cook", where remains of some kinds of animals and the mammals living on these earths still during the Miocene Epoch have been found; in the same place there is a museum devoted to life of the American Indians.

Capital: Lincoln

Population: 1,85 million

Nebraska State Slogan: Equality Before the Law

Nickname: Cornhusker State

Website: www.state.ne.us