Where is Colorado (CO)?

Colorado is located in the Mountain West subregion of the central states of the United States, bordering with Wyoming, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Kansas, New Mexico, Utah, and Arizona. It is situated 37°N to 41°N latitude, and from 102°02′48″W to 109°02′48″W longitude.

Colorado Location Map

Where is Colorado Located?

In the given Colorado location map it clear that Colorado is located in the central region of the USA. This is a landlocked state, largely covered by Southern Rocky mountains and Colorado plateau. However, the western region of the state has plain. Hence, it is recognized as the state with vivid landscapes of mountains, plains, canyons, and mesas. Surprisingly, about 30 major peaks of the Rocky Mountains lie in this state only.

Colorado is bordered by Wyoming and Nebraska in the north, on the east by Nebraska and Kansas, on the west by Utah, and on the south by Oklahoma and New Mexico.

In addition, for the tourists’ point of view, Colorado has many attractions including 4 national park, 2 national historic sites, 2 national recreation areas, 6 national monuments, and many more recreational centers.

Colorado is 38th state of the US constituted in the year 1876. Since then many developments have been taken place. The Colorado map shows the well developed roadways, railways and major cities. The Colorado state map also shows the capital city Denver situated in the north central part of the state.

Colorado State Facts

Continent:North America
Country:United States
Region Type: State
Coordinates39.5501° N, 105.7821° W
Abbreviation:CO, Colo. US-CO
Largest City:Denver
Area:104,094 sq mi (269,837 km2) [Area rank - 8th]
Population (2019): 5,758,736 [21st]
Joined The Union:August 1, 1876 (38th state)
Nickname:Centennial State
Highest Point:Mount Elbert
Lowest Point:Arikaree River
Official Website:https://www.colorado.gov/