Kentucky is a state located in the southern region of the United States. It covers an area of approximately 40,408 square miles (104,656 square kilometers) and has a population of around 4.5 million people.
Kentucky is bordered by Illinois to the northwest, Indiana to the north, Ohio to the northeast, West Virginia to the east, Virginia to the southeast, Tennessee to the south, and Missouri to the west. The state’s landscape is diverse, with rolling hills in the central and eastern parts of the state, and the Appalachian Mountains in the eastern part.
Kentucky has a humid subtropical climate, with hot summers and mild winters. The state is known for its horse racing industry, bourbon distilleries, and historic landmarks, including Mammoth Cave National Park and the Kentucky Derby.
The state’s economy is driven by a range of industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, and agriculture. Kentucky is a major producer of tobacco, corn, and soybeans, and is also home to several major corporations, including Yum! Brands and UPS. Louisville, the state’s largest city, is a major center for business and culture.