Oklahoma Facts

The Oklahoma State Capital building in Oklahoma City
Oklahoma State Capital building in Oklahoma City

Introduction - Oklahoma

The U.S. state of Oklahoma is located right in the middle of what is referred to as tornado alley. In fact, Oklahoma City has had more tornadoes than almost any other major city in the world. Below you will find a list of interesting facts about this state located in the Southwest region of the United States. This information will include when Oklahoma became a state, how it got its odd shape, why thousands of Oklahomans fled the state in the 1930s, and what the state nickname is. This information is written for both kids and adults.

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