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Capital: Frankfurt
Nickname: The Bluegrass State
Inhabitants: 4.5 million
Largest city: Louisville
Airport: (CVG) Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International
Fun Fact: The post-it was invented in Kentucky.
About Kentucky
Kentucky, it’s the state of Fried Chicken, horses, and bourbon. For every resident in Kentucky, there would be two bourbon barrels. While in 1/5th of the state you can’t get a single drop of alcohol. Ford Knox, south of Louisville, holds more than 180 billion worth of American gold. In the capital Frankfurt, not to be confused with Frankfurt in Germany, you can leave the city in no time, only 25,500 inhabitants live there and the State Capitol is just about the highlight of the town. Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is a vibrant and modern city. Mammoth Cave National Park is a giant cave system, the longest in the world. Colonel Harland Sanders made Kentucky Fried Chicken famous worldwide. In the town of Corbin you will find his original cafe and museum where you can still eat fried chicken. Thirty minutes from Louisville you can visit the Jim Beam Bourbon Distillery, a must when in Kentucky. Also a must is a visit to the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, the American muscle car that is still produced here. See mcat-test-centers for a list of 2-year colleges in Kentucky including private technical schools and public community colleges within the state of Kentucky.

Brief History of Kentucky

Population: 4 369.356 thousand people (2010) Area: 104659.0 sq. km According to citypopulationreview.com, the state of Kentucky is located in the eastern United States. Its capital is Frankfort. On the territory of Kentucky there are such large cities as Louisville, Owensboro, Bowling Green, Lexington Fayette, Hopkinsville. Most of the territory of Kentucky is occupied by… Read More »