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Flag of Nebraska

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Flag of Nebraska

Use: Civil and state flag
Proportion: 3:5
Adopted: 1925 (official on July 16, 1963)
Design: Seal of Nebraska in gold on an azure field
Designed by: Florence Hazen Miller
The flag of the state of Nebraska is a blue rectangular cloth charged with the Nebraskan state seal. The current design was commissioned in 1925, when a bill was passed that the flag would have the Nebraska state seal in gold and silver on a field of national blue.

State of Nebraska
Flag of Nebraska State seal of Nebraska
Flag Seal
Nickname(s):
Cornhusker State
Motto(s): Equality before the law
State song(s): "Beautiful Nebraska"
Map of the United States with Nebraska highlighted
Official language English
Demonym Nebraskan
Capital Lincoln
Largest city Omaha
Largest metro Omaha–Council Bluffs
Area Ranked 16th
• Total 77,358 sq mi
(200,356 km2)
• Width 210 miles (340 km)
• Length 430 miles (690 km)
• % water 0.7
• Latitude 40° N to 43° N
• Longitude 95° 19' W to 104° 03' W
Population Ranked 37th
• Total 1,929,268 (2018)
• Density 24.94/sq mi (9.63/km2)
Ranked 43rd
• Median household income $59,970 (22nd)
Elevation
• Highest point Panorama Point
5,424 ft (1654 m)
• Mean 2,600 ft (790 m)
• Lowest point Missouri River at Kansas border
840 ft (256 m)
Before statehood Nebraska Territory
Admitted to the Union March 1, 1867 (37th)
Governor Pete Ricketts (R)
Lieutenant Governor Mike Foley (R)
Legislature Nebraska Legislature
• Upper house None (unicameral)
• Lower house None (unicameral)
U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R)
Ben Sasse (R)
U.S. House delegation Jeff Fortenberry (R)
Don Bacon (R)
Adrian Smith (R) (list)
Time zones
• Most of state Central: UTC −6/−5
• Panhandle Mountain: UTC −7/−6
ISO 3166 US-NE
Abbreviations NE, Neb., Nebr.
Website www.nebraska.gov
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