Above: Oklahoma Tribes dancing in Anadarko.
1. The official state flower of Oklahoma is the Mistletoe.
2. The official state tree of Oklahoma is the Redbud.
3. The official state bird of Oklahoma is the Scissor-tailed Flycatcher.
4. Oklahoma is home to 60 State Parks.
5. The state of Oklahoma is divided into four geographical regions: Northeast, Southeast, Central, and Western.
6. Oklahoma is home to 15 public universities.
7. The world's first parking meter was installed in Oklahoma City in 1935.
8. Oklahoma has more than 11,000 miles of (non coastal) shoreline.
9. The official state meal of Oklahoma consists of fried okra, cornbread, barbecue pork, squash, biscuits, sausage and gravy, grits, corn, strawberries, chicken fried steak, pecan pie, and black-eyed peas.
10. The ten largest cities in Oklahoma (by population size) are Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Norman, Broken Arrow, Lawton, Edmond, Moore, Midwest City, Enid, and Stillwater, in that order.
The state of Oklahoma has more federally recognized Native American tribes than any other state except California.
Above: Medicine Park, Oklahoma.
Above: Turner Falls.
Here is a list of Oklahoma's 8 National Parks:
Here is an alphabetical list of Oklahoma's 15 universities:
Below: The Gaillardia Golf & Country Club in Oklahoma City is a popular active retirement community.
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Below: A view of Oklahoma City.
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Above: The 11th Street Bridge over the Arkansas River to Tulsa.
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Above: Sun setting somewhere over central Oklahoma.
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