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Brief History of Nebraska

Population: 1 842.641 thousand people (2011) Area: 200520.0 sq. km Americans call Nebraska the Corn State. According to citypopulationreview.com, Nebraska got its official name from the language of the Sioux Indians. “Ni Brasge” means “flat water”. So the Indians called the Platte River – the largest river in the state, except for the Missouri, where… Read More »