Wikijunior:North America/United States/Kansas

The location of Kansas.

Kansas is a Midwestern state in the central region of the United States of America, an area often referred to as the American "Heartland". It is named after the Kansas River which flows through it, which in turn was named after the Kansa tribe, who inhabited the area. Residents of Kansas are called "Kansans". The capital of the state is Topeka.

The Flag of Kansas.

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