Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States. Nebraska's bordered by South Dakota to the north, Iowa to the east and Missouri to the southeast, both across the Missouri River, Kansas to the south, Colorado to the southwest and Wyoming to the west. Nebraska's the only triply landlocked U.S. state. Nebraska's area is just over 77,220 square miles (200,000 km2) with almost 1.9 million people. Nebraska's state capital is Lincoln, and Nebraska's largest city is Omaha, which is on the Missouri River. There are currently 246 Nebraska airports in our database.