Tourism in Oklahoma
Tourism in Oklahoma
Oklahoma is a state in South central United States. It is surrounded to the north by Colorado and Kansas, on the east by Missouri and Arkansas, on the west by New Mexico and south by Texas separated by the Red River.
Its population is estimated at 3,642,361 inhabitants for an area of 177 847 km²,
Are named is come from Choctaw Okla and humma, meaning "red people"
Oklahoma is also known by his nickname, the Sooner State. formed with Oklahoma Territory and Natives Americans Territory.
Oklahoma belongs to the Great Plains with varying landscapes, meadow, medium mountains and forests to the east. Are climate is marked by violent phenomena such as tornadoes.
Heading towards the west, the altitude increases occupied by high plains culminating in the Black Mesa located at 1516 meters above sea level in contrast to the east southern plains on the southern border
Located in a temperate zone its climate is continental and the area is experiencing strong annual temperature range from very hot to very cold.
Linked to the Route 66, Oklahoma or the landscape changes from green forest in the eastern to the arid plains red. Or it is the memory of Native American reservations with the Wild West atmosphere, by crossing the meadow of sight, lakes, waterfalls and mighty rivers, yes Oklahoma has kept the memory of the Authentic West.
Many descendants of migrants Germans, British, Irish or American native settled in Oklahoma today with nearly 25 spoken languages from Native American origin. Oklahoma is located at the crossroads of several cultural areas, which sits on a living folklore rodeo, western, and Native American cultures.
Paradise for water sports; Oklahoma has nearly 500 rivers of various sizes and 200 lakes, with is the largest number of artificial reservoirs used to irrigate farmland.
The North East Also known as the Green Country. With the foliage of mountain side trees and hills in the greater Tulsa area, do not hesitate to come and enjoy the lakes and rivers, wildlife and some of the nation best bays as one of the greenest areas of Oklahoma.
Accompanied by his 50 state parks, six national parks; Oklahoma is a paradise for tourists and lovers of freedom and natural forests without forgotten the 40 000KM² of forests as the Ouachita National Forest, the largest and oldest Southern forest.
The North West is provided majestic Mesas (called "no man's land), can enjoy fishing, hunting and rodeos throughout the year.
Featuring a large variety of mammals deer, coyote, lynx and birds such as the bald Pygraguse, Hawk and many more
In North-central Oklahoma you can have an experience with (the Tall grass Prairie), most unspoilt natural grassland in the world where more than 2,500 roaming bison.
The south western Oklahoma is mainly made up of rolling plains, forests and hills. Look at the change of seasons, in autumn feel free and come to enjoy ranches and horseback riding all year in these vast spaces to regain lost confidence.
The state southern region is not left with the Arbuckle Mountains, an ancient eroded beach about 70 miles across, surrounded by rivers and lakes offering unforgettable parts of fisheries.
We also find the trail of tears of Santa Fe, Fort Smith, Washita Battlefield National Historic Site of Cheyenne village battle with General Custer.
Economy is diversified: the primary is based on agriculture, natural gas, oil. Also located aeronautic economic and biotechnology economic.