The state of Oregon, abbreviated as OR, has a population of 3,641,056 according to the 2005 census. It covers 98,386 square miles, making it the 9th largest state in the country. Oregon is located in the northwest portion of the United States with neighboring states of California, Idaho, Nevada, and Washington. The Pacific Ocean is the state's border to the west. Oregon offers much to do in the area of outdoor recreation, including everything from snow skiing to deep-sea fishing, to even whale watching.
Salem - [visit site], the capital of Oregon, has a magnificent State Capitol building that attracts many visitors to the city. Portland - [visit site] is the largest city in the state of Oregon, and was named after a city on the opposite coast, Portland, Maine.
Other major cities include:
- Ashland - [visit site] - Home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival
- Beaverton - [visit site] - Nestled in the heart of the Tualatin Valley
- Eugene - [visit site] - World's Greatest City of the Arts & Outdoors
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