THE 50 NICKNAMES OF THE UNITED STATES

diejenigen von euch die schon mal in den USA waren und verschiedene bundesstaaten besucht haben, haben sicherlich bemerkt, dass jeder Bundesstaat  ein “willkommens schild”  am grenzuebergang hat, nicht nur um den besucher zu begruessen, sondern um ihm zu zeigen, dass er sich nun in einem anderen bundesstaat befindet und unter dessen gesetz steht. “Welcome to Arizona”  steht z. b. auf dem schild, um nur mal ein beispiel zu nennen. darunter befindet sich auch noch der nickname des bundesstaates. hier sind alle nicknames der 50 bundesstaaten mit ihren jeweiligen hauptstaedten:

State Capital Nickname
Alabama Montgomery Yellowhammer State
Alaska Juneau The Last Frontier
Arizona Phoenix The Grand Canyon State
Arkansas Little Rock The Natural State
California Sacramento The Golden State
Colorado Denver The Centennial State
Connecticut Hartford The Constitution State
Delaware Dover The First State
Florida Tallahassee The Sunshine State
Georgia Atlanta The Peach State
Hawaii Honolulu The Aloha State
Idaho Boise The Gem State
Illinois Springfield Land of Lincoln
Indiana Indianapolis The Hoosier State
Iowa Des Moines The Hawkeye State
Kansas Topeka The Sunflower State
Kentucky Frankfort The Bluegrass State
Louisiana Baton Rouge The Pelican State
Maine Augusta The Pine Tree State
Maryland Annapolis The Old Line State
Massachusetts Boston The Bay State
Michigan Lansing The Great Lakes State
Minnesota St. Paul The North Star State
Mississippi Jackson The Magnolia State
Missouri Jefferson City The Show Me State
Montana Helena The Treasure State
Nebraska Lincoln The Cornhusker State
Nevada Carson City The Silver State
New Hampshire Concord The Granite State
New Jersey Trenton The Garden State
New Mexico Santa Fe The Land of Enchantment
New York Albany The Empire State
North Carolina Raleigh The Tar Heel State
North Dakota Bismarck The Peace Garden State
Ohio Columbus The Buckeye State
Oklahoma Oklahoma City The Sooner State
Oregon Salem The Beaver State
Pennsylvania Harrisburg The Keystone State
Rhode Island Providence The Ocean State
South Carolina Columbia The Palmetto State
South Dakota Pierre Mount Rushmore State
Tennessee Nashville The Volunteer State
Texas Austin The Lone Star State
Utah Salt Lake City The Beehive State
Vermont Montpelier The Green Mountain State
Virginia Richmond The Old Dominion State
Washington Olympia The Evergreen State
West Virginia Charleston The Mountain State
Wisconsin Madison The Badger State
Wyoming Cheyenne The Equality or Cowboy State

 

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