The flag of the state of Oregon is a two-sided flag in navy blue and gold with an optional gold fringe. On the front is the escutcheon from the state seal and on the reverse is a gold figure of a beaver, the state animal. Flag of Oregon .
|Use||Civil and state flag|
|Adopted||April 15, 1925|
Founded in 1859, Oregon is known for its wild west past, its quirky present-day traditions, and its many natural marvels (including the world’s largest living organism). Here are 25 fascinating facts about America’s 33rd state. 1. Portland is home to the only leprechaun colony west of Ireland.
List of U.S. state foods
|State||Food type||Food name|
|Oregon||State nut||Hazelnut (Filbert)|
|State mushroom||Pacific Golden Chanterelle|
Well before the state’s horticultural society and legislature tapped it as the Oregon state flower in the 1890s, Oregon Grape was already valued by Native Americans who used its berries and roots as medicinal herbs. Oregon Grape berries are also used in cooking.
The population in southeastern California is almost 1,000 miles from Oregon’s Willamette Valley.
With an area of 98,381 square miles (254,810 km2), Oregon is slightly larger than the United Kingdom. It is the ninth largest state in the United States .
It is the only state flag to carry two separate designs. Oregon has more ghost towns than any other state. The Columbia River gorge is considered by many to be the best place in the world for windsurfing. Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States and is formed in the remains of an ancient volcano.
Eugene, Salem and Portland are among the best places to live in Oregon . Home to Nike’s world headquarters as well as Harry and David and Graphic Arts Center Publishing, Oregon’s economy revolves around technology, tourism and agriculture.
flag of Oregon