is a located in the of the .

It is bordered by to the north, to the south, to the east, and to the east.

is known for its beauty, and it is home to a of and forests, including and the .

was admitted to the Union as the 33rd in 1859, and it is the 9th largest in the by area.

The has a diverse , with major industries including , , and .

The is also known for its strong environmental and conservation laws, and it is a leader in .

has a population of about 4.2 million , and the largest is .

The has a rich and a unique , and it is known for its progressive politics and vibrant arts and scene.

is a popular destination for tourists, and it offers a wide range of outdoor activities, including , , and .

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