Size

269.620 km²

Inhabitants

3.9 Mil.

Time difference to CET

-8 h

Middle temperatures in summer

33 c

Middle temperatures in winter

-10 c

Capital

Denver

 

Colorado is a state in the west of the USA. The Rocky Mountains run through Colorado from north to south. The capital of Colorado  - Denver - lies on the edge of these mountains. The city has got 515.000 inhabitants.

The most important rivers are the Colorado River which runs finally into the Pacific Ocean and the Rio Grande.

 

Colorado River, USA

You can see deep canyons along the way of the Colorado River through the state Colorado.

 

 

Denver

Skyscrapers in front of the Rocky Mountains.

 

 

Skiing in Vail

The Rocky Mountains in Colorado are famous for their skiing areas.

Vail is one of the most important cities for winter sports.

by Catherine

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