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Flag of Oklahoma

Name: Native America's flag
Use: Civil and state flag
Adopted: April 2, 1925; 94 years ago, November 1, 2006; 12 years ago.
Design: Buffalo-skin shield with seven eagle feathers on a sky blue field.
Designed by: Louise Fluke
The flag of the state of Oklahoma consists of a traditional Osage Nation buffalo-skin shield with seven eagle feathers on a sky blue field.

Symbolism
The Osage shield is covered by two symbols of peace: the Plains-style ceremonial pipe representing Native Americans, and the olive branch representing European Americans. Six golden brown crosses, Native American symbols for stars, are spaced on the shield. The blue field is inspired by the Choctaw flag adopted by the tribe in 1860 and carried though the American Civil War. The blue field also represents devotion. The shield surmounted by the calumet and olive branch represents defensive or protective warfare, showing a love of peace by a united people.

State of Oklahoma
Flag of Oklahoma State seal of Oklahoma
Flag Seal
Nickname(s):
Native America, Land of the Red Man, Sooner State
Motto(s): Labor omnia vincit (Latin: Work conquers all)
State song(s): "Oklahoma, Oklahoma Hills"
Map of the United States with Oklahoma highlighted
Official language English (Choctaw official within Choctaw Nation, Cherokee official within Cherokee Nation and UKB)
Demonym Oklahoman; Okie (colloq.)
Capital
(and largest city)
Oklahoma City
Largest metro Greater Oklahoma City
Area Ranked 20th
• Total 69,899 sq mi
(181,040 km2)
• Width 230 miles (370 km)
• Length 465 miles (749 km)
• % water 1.9
• Latitude 33°37' N to 37° N
• Longitude 94° 26' W to 103° W
Population Ranked 28th
• Total 3,943,079 (2018)
• Density 55.2/sq mi (21.3/km2)
Ranked 35th
• Median household income $50,051 (44th)
Elevation
• Highest point Black Mesa
4,975 ft (1516 m)
• Mean 1,300 ft (400 m)
• Lowest point Little River at Arkansas border
289 ft (88 m)
Before statehood Indian Territory (1834–1907)
Oklahoma Territory (1890–1907)
Admitted to the Union November 16, 1907 (46th)
Governor Kevin Stitt (R)
Lieutenant Governor Matt Pinnell (R)
Legislature Oklahoma Legislature
• Upper house Senate
• Lower house House of Representatives
U.S. Senators Jim Inhofe (R)
James Lankford (R)
U.S. House delegation 4 Republicans
1 Democrat (list)
Time zones
• all of state (legally) Central: UTC -6/-5
• Kenton (informally) Mountain: UTC -7/-6
ISO 3166 US-OK
Abbreviations OK, Okla.
Website www.ok.gov
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