Colorado owes its economic growth to the investment in the value of its mineral
wealth in the 1850s, followed by the development of agriculture (irrigated
crops, extensive farming). The induced activities (treatment of ores and fuels,
agro-food industries) were the cause of its industrial growth.
The state today
displays a diversified economy. Its central position, in the American space, has
an effect on an important crossroads of communications. The subsoil is richly
endowed with mineral resources: uranium, coal, oil, natural gas, why, money,
molybdenum, shale oil. Agriculture, practiced both extensively and intensively,
is very prosperous. Main agricultural resources are cattle and sheep, cereals,
sugar beet, potatoes, fruits. The main industrial sectors refer to the treatment
of primary materials, mineral, energetic or agricultural (oil refining, heavy
industries, processing industries, agri-food industries) and light high-tech
industries (medical and scientific equipment, aeronautical equipment,
Tourism is very developed. A true geological museum, the State has two
national parks (Mesa Verde National Park, Rocky Mountain National Park) and
numerous historical sites (Bent's Old Fort, Fort Vasquez). It is also the region
of the United States best equipped with winter sports stations (Aspen, Vail).
Lists all cities and towns in Colorado including top 50 largest cities by
Provides a list of all holidays in the state of Colorado when both banks and
schools are closed, including national wide and world holidays, such as New
Year, Christmas, and Thanksgiving Day, as well as regional holidays of Colorado.
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Universities, Aspen Institute in Colorado
University of Colorado
The public network of the University of Colorado has a total of 3 locations in
the state of Colorado. The campuses are located in Boulder (approximately 28,000
students), Denver (approximately 27,000 students) and Colorado Springs
(approximately 8,000 students). The headquarters and most important location is
the CU Boulder in the county of the same name. It was founded in 1876, is a
member of the Association of American Universities and is part of the Public
Ivy, one of the best public universities in the US university system.
The CU Boulder is the 11th best university in the United States and one of
the 30 best in the world. So far, she has received many awards in the fields of
physics and chemistry. 6 of their graduates were even awarded Nobel Prizes in
their respective fields.
The world-famous Aspen Institute was founded in 1950 by the American
entrepreneur Walter Paepcke (1896 - 1960) in the winter sports resort of Aspen.
It is considered a private, non-commercial "think tank" (in German: as a think
tank) and examines difficult questions on various subject areas, such as: B. on
the peace negotiations in the Middle East. The members of the Aspen Institute
come from all academic and diplomatic directions, but preferably from economics,
politics and culture. In addition to Aspen, there are also branches in
Washington DC (headquarters), Berlin, Rome, Lyon, New Delhi and Tokyo.