Colorado was the 38th state in the USA; it became a state on August 1, 1876. - State Capital is Denver. - Nickname is Centennial State, Colorful Colorado.
The official state flag of Colorado was adopted on June 5, 1911. - It was designed by Andrew Carlisle Johnson in 1911. - The white in the flag symbolizes Colorado's snow capped mountains, - the blue symbolizes clear blue skies, - the red symbolizes the reddish soil, - the golden yellow represents the Sun. - Attached to the flag is a cord of gold and silver, intertwined with gold and silver tassels.