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State Abbreviation - OH
State Capital - Columbus
Largest City - Columbus
Area - 44,828 square miles [Ohio is the 34th biggest state in the USA]
Population - 11,353,140 (as of 2000) [Ohio is the seventh most populous state in the USA, after California, New York, Texas, Florida, Illinois and Pennsylvania]
Name for Residents - Ohioans
Major Industries - manufacturing (steel, cars, airplanes, rubber products, chemicals, plastics), farming, mining (coal)
Origin of the Name Ohio - Ohio derives from the Iroquois Indian word meaning "good river" or "large river."
State Nickname - Buckeye State
State Motto - "With God, All Things Are Possible"
State Song - Beautiful Ohio