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Kentucky

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Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.

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Kentucky is one of four U.S. states constituted as a commonwealth.

A state is a compulsory political organization with a centralized government that maintains a monopoly on the legitimate use of force within a certain geographical territory.

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Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 Kentucky became the 15th state to join the Union.

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Kentucky is the 37th most extensive and the 26th most populous of the 50 United States.

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Kentucky is known as the "Bluegrass State", a nickname based on the bluegrass found in many of its pastures due to the fertile soil.

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One of the major regions in Kentucky is the Bluegrass Region in central Kentucky, which houses two of its major cities, Louisville and Lexington.

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It is a land with diverse environments and abundant resources, including the world's longest cave system, Mammoth Cave National Park, the greatest length of navigable waterways and streams in the contiguous United States, and the two largest man-made lakes east of the Mississippi River.

Mammoth Cave National Park is an American national park in central Kentucky, encompassing portions of Mammoth Cave, the longest cave system known in the world.

Mississippi is a state located in the southern region of the United States, with part of its southern border formed by the Gulf of Mexico.

The contiguous United States consists of the 48 adjoining U.S. states plus Washington, D.C., on the continent of North America.

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Kentucky is also known for horse racing, bourbon distilleries, the historic site My Old Kentucky Home, automobile manufacturing, tobacco, bluegrass music, college basketball, and Kentucky Fried Chicken.

The automotive industry comprises a wide range of companies and organizations involved in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of motor vehicles.

The history of basketball is traced back to a YMCA International Training School, known today as Springfield College, located in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Kentucky Fried Chicken is a fast food restaurant chain that specializes in fried chicken and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, United States.

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