Kansasis a U.S. state located in the Midwestern United States.
It is named after the Kansa Native American tribe, which inhabited the area. The tribe's name (natively kką:ze) is often said to mean "people of the wind" or "people of the south wind", although this was probably not the term's original meaning
Topekais the capital city of the State of Kansas and the seat of Shawnee County.Kansas Cityoften abbreviated as "KCK" to differentiate it from its adjacent namesake, Kansas City, Missouri is the third-largest city in the state of Kansas, the county seat of Wyandotte County, and the third-largest city of the Kansas City metropolitan area.Wichitais the largest city in the State of Kansas and the 49th-largest city in the United States.Located in south-central Kansas on the Arkansas River.The Missouri Riveris the longest river in North America. Rising in the Rocky Mountains of western Montana, the Missouri flows east and south for 2,341 miles (3,767 km) before entering the Mississippi River north of St. Louis, Missouri.The Kansas River(also known as the Kaw; via French Cansez from kką:ze, the name of the Kaw (or Kansas) tribe is a river in northeastern Kansas in the United States.The Arkansas River( is a major tributary of the Mississippi River. The Arkansas generally flows to the east and southeast as it traverses the US states of Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.