Nebraska Facts Info Stuff
Facts Info Stuff NE Nebraska
Buoyed by victories in World Wars I and II and the end of the Cold War in 1991, the US remains the world's most powerful nation state.
United States Government Dependent areas are American Samoa, Baker Island, Guam, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kingman Reef, Midway Islands, Navassa Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Palmyra Atoll, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Wake Island; note: from 18 July 1947 until 1 October 1994, the US administered the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands; it entered into a political relationship with all four political units: the Northern Mariana Islands is a commonwealth in political union with the US (effective 3 November 1986); the Republic of the Marshall Islands signed a Compact of Free Association with the US (effective 21 October 1986); the Federated States of Micronesia signed a Compact of Free Association with the US (effective 3 November 1986); Palau concluded a Compact of Free Association with the US (effective 1 October 1994)
Nebraska Latitude Facts: 41.1289 and Nebraska Longitude Facts: -98.2883
United States Government Legislative branch bicameral Congress consists of the Senate (100 seats, 2 members are elected from each state by popular vote to serve six-year terms; one-third are elected every two years) and the House of Representatives (435 seats; members are directly elected by popular vote to serve two-year terms); elections: Senate - last held 7 November 2006 (next to be held November 2008); House of Representatives - last held 7 November 2006 (next to be held November 2008); election results: Senate - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - Democratic Party 49, Republican Party 49, independent 2; House of Representatives - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - Democratic Party 233, Republican Party 202.
United States People Median age (years )total: 36.7 years; male: 35.4 years; female: 38.1 years (2008 estimate)
Nebraska's County Facts:
Adams County Antelope County Arthur County Banner County Blaine County Boone County Box Butte County Boyd County Brown County Buffalo County Burt County Butler County Cass County Cedar County Chase County Cherry County Cheyenne County Clay County Colfax County Cuming County Custer County Dakota County Dawes County Dawson County Deuel County Dixon County Dodge County Douglas County Dundy County Fillmore County Franklin County Frontier County Furnas County Gage County Garden County Garfield County Gosper County Grant County Greeley County Hall County Hamilton County Harlan County Hayes County Hitchcock County Holt County Hooker County Howard County Jefferson County Johnson County Kearney County Keith County Keya Paha County Kimball County Knox County Lancaster County Lincoln County Logan County Loup County Madison County McPherson County Merrick County Morrill County Nance County Nemaha County Nuckolls County Otoe County Pawnee County Perkins County Phelps County Pierce County Platte County Polk County Red Willow County Richardson County Rock County Saline County Sarpy County Saunders County Scotts Bluff County Seward County Sheridan County Sherman County Sioux County Stanton County Thayer County Thomas County Thurston County Valley County Washington County Wayne County Webster County Wheeler County York County
United States Government Political parties and leaders Democratic Party [Howard DEAN]; Green Party; Libertarian Party [William (Bill) REDPATH]; Republican Party [Robert M. (Mike) DUNCAN]