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Kentucky is a mideastern state of the United States. Its state capital is Frankfort. Attractions include horse racing and beautiful lakes. Kentucky is also culturally part of the American South.

Lexington is the second largest city in Kentucky, located in the Bluegrass Region.

Kentucky Derby Region is Kentucky's most famous and most visited region, home to the state's biggest city, Louisville, and of course, the world famous Kentucky Derby.

Louisville is the largest city in Kentucky, with about one and a quarter million people living in the metro area.

The Bluegrass Region is perhaps Kentucky's most famous region, if not its most visited.

Frankfort is the capital of Kentucky. A small city of about 25,000 residents, it is in the Bluegrass Region about 50 miles from the state's largest city of Louisville and 25 miles from Lexington.

Kentucky's Caves and Lakes region is centered around Bowling Green, Ketucky's third largest city, and home to the world's largest cave system—Mammoth Cave.

Bowling Green is the third-largest city in Kentucky, with nearly 60,000 residents.

Kentucky's Western Waterlands region is at the western edge of the state, and is home to popular outdoor recreation areas around Kentucky Lake, Lake Barkley and Land Between the Lakes.

Bardstown is a city in the Kentucky Derby Region, located 40 miles southeast of Louisville.

Kentucky's Northern Ohio River Region lies along the state border on the Ohio River with Ohio.

Paducah is a small city on the Ohio River about halfway between St. Louis, Missouri and Nashville, Tennessee.

Daniel Boone Country is Kentucky's southeasternmost region, along the Appalachian border with Virginia and Tennessee.

Franklin is a city in Kentucky's Caves and Lakes region. The community of Franklin was recently honored as one of the “50 Best Small Southern Towns.” The area code for Franklin is 270.

Kentucky's Western Coal Fields is bluegrass country of a whole different nature—a banjo picking nature, that is.

Kentucky's Southern Lakes region is in the middle of the state's southern border with Tennessee, and is home to Lake Cumberland.

Shepherdsville is a city in the Kentucky Derby Region. Located 20 miles south of Louisville, it is the county seat of Bullitt County.

Shelbyville is a city in the Kentucky Derby Region, 30 miles east of Louisville and 20 miles west of Frankfort.

Kentucky Appalachians is the region where Kentucky, a proud country state, gets country.

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