What Is the Capital of Oklahoma?


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Oklahoma City is the capital of Oklahoma. It is also the state's largest city, with a population of more than 1.3 million people in the metro area.

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Oklahoma City is located in Oklahoma County and has a land area of 607 square miles, making it one of the 10 largest cities in the United States by land area. The city wasn't settled until 1889, but it grew quickly. By 1907, Oklahoma City passed Guthrie as the most populous city in Oklahoma, and was soon named the capital after Oklahoma reached statehood. Oklahoma City has one of the largest livestock markets in the world. Oil and natural gas are other top industries in the city.

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