The capital of Oregon is Salem. Oregon is particularly known for its wood industry which produces over $3 billion in lumber and wood products, and $829 million in paper manufacturing. Also, its salmon-fishing industry is the largest in the world. The state has a diverse landscape that includes the Pacific coastline, the Cascade Mountain Range that has volcanoes and glaciers, dense evergreen forests, and a high desert in the eastern part of the state. With such natural beauty, Oregon is associated with the great outdoors and is a tourist destination for those interested in camping, hiking and exploring.
Governor: John Kitzhaber
Largest cities: Portland