Capital:   Frankfort

State Abbreviation:   KY

State Bird:   Cardinal

State Flower:   Goldenrod

Nickname:   Bluegrass State

Borders:   This state is bordered by Tennessee on the south, Illinois and Missouri on the west, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio on the north, and West Virginia and Virginia on the east.

  Largest Cities:
1.  Lexington-Fayette
2.  Louisville
3.  Owensboro
4.  Bowling Green
5.  Covington
6.  Hopkinsville
7.  Frankfort
8.  Henderson
9.  Richmond
10.  Jeffersontown
11.  Paducah
12.  Pleasure Ridge Park
13.  Florence
14.  Valley Station
15.  Elizabethtown