within the southeastern interior portion of North
America, Kentucky has a climate that can best be
described as a humid subtropical climate (Koppen Cfa).
Monthly average temperatures in Kentucky range from a
summer daytime high of 87 F (31 C) to a winter low of
23 F (−5 C).
An English dialectwas spoken by the mountaineers of Kentucky.
The United States dollar, denoted by USD
or the symbol $, is the official currency used in the
United States. Commonly referred to as the "American
dollar, " the currency is divided into 100 cents (symbol
The estimated 2009 population is
4, 269, 245, with around 108.1 people per square mile.
Frankfort is a city in Kentucky that
serves as the state capital and the county seat of
Franklin County. The population was 27, 741 at the 2000
census; by population it is the 5th smallest state
capital in the United States.