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Federated state of the central-eastern USA, 104,661 km², 4,206,074 residents (2006 estimate), 40 inhabitants / km², capital: Frankfort. Borders: Indiana and Ohio (N), West Virginia and Virginia (E), Tennessee (S), Missouri (SW), Illinois (NW).

State Overview

The boundaries are largely natural and formed by the courses of the Ohio River to the N and NW, its tributary Big Sandy to the E and the Mississippi to the SW. From a morphological point of view, Kentucky is characterized in the W by a flat and uniform region, which rises towards E, where it rests on the internal side of the Appalachians; the western belt includes the Western Coal Field, a wavy plain crossed by the Green River and its numerous tributaries, beyond which open, separated by a low hilly ridge (Knobs), the very fertile Bluegrass region to the N and the Pennyroyal Plateau to S. The latter constitutes, together with the Cumberland Plateau further to the E, one of the most interesting tourist regions of the USA.

Economy

The climate favors intensive agriculture; the main products include tobacco, maize, soy, wheat, barley, fruit and vegetables, and a particular type of whiskey, called bourbon, is obtained from the distillation of a mixture of wheat, barley and rye malts.precisely because in Bourbon County, a town in Kentucky, it originated. Cattle breeding is also flourishing, in particular that of purebred horses, cattle and pigs. Forests, which once covered much of the state's territory, are now present only in the Cumberland plateau; made up of precious trees, they feed a good wood industry. The resources of the subsoil are not consistent, but rather differentiated: coal and oil stand out, followed by iron, lead, zinc, phosphates and building materials. The industries (electrotechnical, mechanical, iron and steel, metallurgical, food, chemical) are concentrated in the capital and cities of Louisville, Lexington, Covington, Owensboro, Bowling Green, Paducah and Ashland.

History

Annexed to the Union as a 15th state in 1792, first explored by the French La Salle in 1669, it was the first territory west of the Alleghenes to be colonized. Crossed in 1750-51 by Thomas Walker and Christopher Gist respectively, in 1769 he was visited by John Finley and Daniel Boone, who stayed there two years and returned there in 1775. In 1774 in the meantime James Harrod had founded Harrodstown (today Harrodsburg) and the the region became populated, despite the ban on expansion to the west established by the Proclamation Line of 1763 and the ferocity of the Indian attacks. Antifederalist, in 1798 he adopted 9 resolutions against the Alien and Sedition Acts that supported the rights of states and affirmed the principle of nullification, to which the subsequent doctrines on the right of annulment and secession referred. At the time of the civil war (1861), however, Kentucky (border state between the slave slave south and the anti-slave north) remained in the Union, with serious internal laceration among its inhabitants, some of whom fought in the southern ranks and part, about the double, in the northern rows.

Frankfort

City ​​(26,418 residents in 1998) and capital of the state of Kentucky, in the USA, 80 km E of Louisville, on the right of the Kentucky river and on the Louisville-Portsmouth railway. There is an active agricultural market (cereals, tobacco) with food (distilleries), cement, footwear, textile and wood industries. Airport.

Louisville

City ​​(255,045 residents in 1998; 991,765 residents the metropolitan area in 1996) of the State of Kentucky (USA), 140 km SW of Cincinnati, 141 m on the left of the Ohio River, which forms the border with the Indiana. Important railway junction and active agricultural and livestock (horse) market, it is the main city of the state, home to food industries, tobacco factories, alcohol distilleries (the "bourbon" whiskey is famous), metalworking and chemical complexes, wood and concrete. Airport. University (1798). Founded between 1776 and 1778, on 6 August 1855 it was the scene of a bloody uprising of anti-Catholic xenophobes.

Lexington

City ​​(239,942 residents in 1996) of the State of Kentucky (USA), 110 km ESE of Louisville, 290 m on the Cincinnati-Chattanooga railway. An important agricultural (tobacco, cereals) and livestock (horses) market, it is home to the food, mechanical, electrical, tobacco, paper, wood and clothing industries. University of Kentucky (founded in 1865). Airport. A clash between British and US troops took place near Lexington on April 19, 1775; the battle was the first episode of the war of independence (1775-83).

Covington

City ​​(49,600 residents) of the State of Kentucky (USA), on the left of the Ohio River, opposite Cincinnati (Ohio). Agricultural (wheat, tobacco) and animal husbandry market, it is home to the processing, chemical, mechanical, paper, electrotechnical and tobacco industries.

Owensboro

City ​​(53,500 residents) of the State of Kentucky (USA), 40 km SE of Evansville. Active river port on the left of Ohio, it is home to petrochemical, chemical, tobacco, metallurgical, paper, food, electrotechnical, building materials and ceramics industries. Nearby, oil, natural gas and coal fields. Airport.

Bowling Green (Kentucky)

City ​​(40,500 residents) in the state of southern Kentucky (USA), 150 km SSW of Louisville, on the Big Barren River. Agricultural products market (cereals, tobacco), it is home to mechanical, food, wood and clothing industries. Airport. University of Western Kentucky (1906).

Ashland (Kentucky)

City ​​(27,000 residents) of northeastern Kentucky (USA), on the border with Ohio, 160 km NE of Lexington, on the left of the Ohio River. Steel, petrochemical, leather industries, sawmills and coking plants; nearby, coal, iron and oil fields. Airport.

 
Ky. - Kentucky Chapter 383.00
Gloss over this chapter of the state's model statutory law, devoted to landlord-tenant issues. Enables users to download the text.
http://162.114.4.13/krs/383-00/CHAPTER.htm

Ky. - Kentucky Landlord Tenant Guide
Residents of Kentucky can glean answers to legal questions about landlord and tenant law. Supplies an introduction and a table of contents.
http://tenant.net/Other_Areas/Kentucky/ltguide.html

Ky. - Lexington Fair Housing Council
Kentucky residents and prospective renters can glean a guide pertaining to fair housing and its protections. Follow links to related information.
http://community.kentucky.com/servlet/realcities_ProcServ/DB

Ky. - Office of the Attorney General, Rental Housing
Brochure disseminates information regarding such matters as moving, eviction, subletting, discrimination, security deposits and the lease.
http://www.law.state.ky.us/cp/rental.htm

Ky. - Resources for Renters
Distributes contact information, email addresses and links, all targeting Kentucky's renting citizens with legal quandaries.
http://directory.tenantsunion.org/kentucky.html

 

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