Kansas


Kansas
Kansas named for the river, which is named for the native people, from French variant of Kansa, native name of the Siouan people who lived there (1722). It is a plural (see ARKANSAS (Cf. Arkansas)). Established as a U.S. territory in 1854, admitted as a state 1861. Related: Kansan.

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  • Kansas — (Details) (Details) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kansas — • One of the United States of America, is the central state of the Union, to which it was admitted 29 January, 1861 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Kansas     Kansas      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • KANSAS — KANSAS, midwestern state in the central United States. The population in 2001 numbered 2,692,000, with a Jewish population of 14,000, the bulk of the Jews living in the greater Kansas City area. Wichita has some 1,300 Jews. The first Jewish… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Kansas — Основная информация …   Википедия

  • Kansas — Kansas, AL U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 260 Housing Units (2000): 128 Land area (2000): 0.999915 sq. miles (2.589767 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.999915 sq. miles (2.589767 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Kansas [1] — Kansas (abgekürzt Kau. oder Kans.), einer der Präriestaaten der nordamerikan. Union (s. Karte »Vereinigte Staaten«, westlicher Teil), zwischen 37 bis 40° nördl. Br. und 94°38 –102° westl. L., grenzt östlich an Missouri, südlich an Oklahoma und… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Kansas — Kansas, es un vocablo sioux que significa gente del viento del sur y es uno de los estados que conforman los Estados Unidos. * * * Río de E.U.A., en el estado homónimo, afluente del Missouri; 272 km. Estado del centro NE de E.U.A., limítrofe con… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Kansas — (Kanzas, Konzas), 1) Indianerstamm in Nordamerika, zur Gruppe der Sioux Völkerschaften gehörig, westlich über den Mississippi zurückgedrängt, jetzt namentlich an den Ufern des gleichnamigen Flusses; ungefähr noch 1600 Köpfe stark; 2) (K. River),… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Kansas — état du centre des È. U., à l O. du Missouri; 213 063 km²; 2 478 000 hab.; cap. Topeka. Rég. de plaines au climat continental contrasté, le Kansas cultive le blé d hiver. Il possède d import. gisements de pétrole (Wichita) et de gaz naturel. Cédé …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Kansas, AL — U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 260 Housing Units (2000): 128 Land area (2000): 0.999915 sq. miles (2.589767 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.999915 sq. miles (2.589767 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Kansas, IL — U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 842 Housing Units (2000): 378 Land area (2000): 1.028196 sq. miles (2.663016 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.028196 sq. miles (2.663016 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places


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