State of Oregon
Flag of Oregon State seal of Oregon
Flag Èdìdí
Ìlàjẹ́: Beaver State
Motto(s): Alis volat propriis (Latin)
Map of the United States with Oregon highlighted
Èdè oníibiṣẹ́ De jure: None[1]
De facto: English
Orúkọaráàlú Oregonian
Olúìlú Salem
Ìlú atóbijùlọ Portland
Largest metro area Portland metropolitan area
Àlà  Ipò 9th ní U.S.
 - Total 98,466 sq mi
(255,026 km2)
 - Width 260 miles (420 km)
 - Length 360 miles (580 km)
 - % water 2.4
 - Latitude 42° N to 46° 18′ N
 - Longitude 116° 28′ W to 124° 38′ W
Iyeèrò  Ipò 27th ní U.S.
 - Total 3,825,657 (2009 estimate)[2]
3,421,399 (2000 Census)
Density 35.6/sq mi  (13.76/km2)
Ranked 39th in the U.S.
 - Highest point Mount Hood[3]
11,249 ft (3,425 m)
 - Mean 3,297 ft  (1,005 m)
 - Lowest point Pacific Ocean[3]
sea level
Admission to Union  February 14, 1859 (33rd)
Gómìnà Kate Brown (D)
Ìgbákejì Gómìnà None[4][5]
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U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D)
Jeff Merkley (D)
U.S. House delegation 4 Democrats, 1 Republican (list)
Time zones  
 - most of state Pacific: UTC-8/-7
 - most of Malheur County Mountain: UTC-7/-6
Abbreviations OR Ore. US-OR
Website oregon.gov


  1. Calvin Hall (2007-01-30). "English as Oregon's official language? It could happen". Oregon Daily Emerald. Retrieved 2007-05-08. 
  2. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2000, to July 1, 2009". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2010-01-07. 
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  4. In the event of a vacancy in the office of Governor, the Secretary of State is first in line for succession.
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