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Flag of Wyoming

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Use: Civil and state flag
Proportion: 7:10
Adopted: March 4, 1917; 102 years ago
The flag of the state of Wyoming consists of the silhouette of an American bison. The red symbolizes the Native Americans and the blood of pioneers who gave their lives. The white is a symbol of purity and uprightness. The blue is the color of the skies and distant mountains. It is also a symbol of fidelity, justice and virility. The bison represents the local fauna, while the seal on it symbolizes the custom of branding livestock.

State of Wyoming
Flag of Wyoming State seal of Wyoming
Flag Seal
Nickname(s):
Equality State (official);
Cowboy State; Big Wyoming
Motto(s): Equal Rights
State song(s): "Wyoming"
Map of the United States with Wyoming highlighted
Official language English
Demonym Wyomingite
Capital
(and largest city)
Cheyenne
Largest metro Cheyenne Metro Area
Area Ranked 10th
• Total 97,914 sq mi
(253,600 km2)
• Width 372.8 miles (600 km)
• Length 280 miles (452 km)
• % water 0.7
• Latitude 41°N to 45°N
• Longitude 104°3'W to 111°3'W
Population Ranked 50th
• Total 577,737 (2018)
• Density 5.97/sq mi (2.31/km2)
Ranked 49th
• Median household income $60,434 (20th)
Elevation
• Highest point Gannett Peak
13,809 ft (4209.1 m)
• Mean 6,700 ft (2040 m)
• Lowest point Belle Fourche River at South Dakota border
3,101 ft (945 m)
Before statehood Wyoming Territory
Admitted to the Union July 10, 1890 (44th)
Governor Mark Gordon (R)
Secretary of State Edward Buchanan (R)
Legislature Wyoming Legislature
• Upper house Senate
• Lower house House of Representatives
U.S. Senators Mike Enzi (R)
John Barrasso (R)
U.S. House delegation Liz Cheney (R) (list)
Time zone Mountain: UTC -7/-6
ISO 3166 US-WY
Abbreviations WY, Wyo.
Website wyoming.gov
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