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Oklahoma City is the capital and largest city of what U.S. state?
A: Oklahoma.

It’s the county seat of what county?
A: Oklahoma County.

It ranks where among United States cities in population?
A: 20th and is the 8th largest city in the Southern United States.

The population grew following the 2010 census and reached what in the 2020 census?
A: 687,725.

Oklahoma City's city limits extend somewhat into what counties?
A: Canadian, Cleveland, and Pottawatomie counties, though much of those areas outside the core Oklahoma County area are suburban tracts or protected rural zones (watershed).


The city is the eighth largest in the United States by area including what?
A: Consolidated city-counties.

The city is also the second largest by area among what?
A: State capital cities in the United States, after Juneau, Alaska.

Oklahoma City has one of the world's largest what?
A: Livestock markets.

 What are its economy's largest sectors?
A: Oil, natural gas, petroleum products, and related industries.

The city is in the middle of an active what?
A: Oil field and oil derricks dot the capitol grounds.


Where does the federal government employ many workers?
A: At Tinker Air Force Base and the United States Department of Transportation's Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center.

Oklahoma City is on the I-35 Corridor, one of the primary travel corridors south into where?
A: Neighboring Texas and Mexico and north towards Wichita and Kansas City.

Located in the state's Frontier Country region, the city's northeast section lies in an ecological region known as what?
A: The Cross Timbers.

The city was founded during what?
A: During the Land Run of 1889 and grew to a population of over 10,000 within hours of its founding.

It was the site of the April 19, 1995, bombing of what?
A: The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, in which 168 people died, the deadliest terror attack in U.S. history until the attacks of September 11, 2001, and the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history.


Since weather records have been kept beginning in 1890, Oklahoma City has been struck by how many violent tornadoes?
A: 13, (11 of which were rated F4 or EF4 on the Fujita and Enhanced Fujita scales).

When was Oklahoma City settled?
A:  On April 22, 1889, when the area known as the "Unassigned Lands" was opened for settlement in an event known as "The Land Run".

By the time Oklahoma was admitted to the Union in 1907, Oklahoma City had surpassed Guthrie, the territorial capital, as the new state's what?
A: Population center and commercial hub.

Soon after, the capital was what?
A: Moved from Guthrie to Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma City was a major stop on what during the early part of the 20th century?
A: Route 66.

It was prominently mentioned in Bobby Troup's 1946 jazz song "(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66" made famous by what artist?
A: Nat King Cole.

With the 1928 discovery of oil within the city limits (including under the State Capitol), Oklahoma City became a what?
A: A major center of oil production.



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