Wyoming has a total area of 253,348 sq km. Its capital being Cheyenne, the population is approximately 493,800.
Wyoming lies in the western region of the United States. It is surrounded by Montana in the north, Colorado in the south, South Dakota and Nebraska to its east, Utah in the south-west and Idaho in the west. Wyoming is subjected to semi-arid continental climate.
Protestants are predominant in the state, having a wide range of ethnic groups like German, English, Irish American, Norwegian and Irish. Traditionally an agricultural economy, the importance of agriculture in the economy has now decreased. Nevertheless, agriculture continues to influence the culture and the lifestyle of the people of Wyoming.