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Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. The state contains a variety of landscapes including the scenic Pacific coast, dense forests, scrubland, praires, deserts, and very fertile agricultural regions.
The capital city of Oregon is Salem, but the largest city in the state is Portland. Other cities in Oregon include Albany, Astoria, Baker City, Beaverton, Brookings, Coos Bay, Corvallis, Florence, Grants Pass, Gresham, Hillsboro, Hood River, Independence, Klamath Falls, La Grande, Lake Oswego, Lakeview, Madras, McMinnville, Milwaukie, Monmouth, Newberg, Newport, Ontario, Oregon City, Pendleton, Prineville, Roseburg, Sandy, The Dalles, Tigard, Tillamook, Tualatin, Umatilla and West Linn.
For tourism, oregon is best known for its wilderness and natural areas, although the state does offer some excellent skiing. That said, there are some tourist attractions in Oregon, including many located in Portland, and these include the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland Art Museum, the Japanese American Historical Plaza and Portland Classical Chinese Garden. Additionally, if you visit Portland in the summer, you may want to time your visit so that you can catch the Waterfront Blues Festival, which is a popular (and fun!) annual event.
Professional sports franchises in Oregon include the Eugene Emeralds (Northwest League baseball) in Eugene, the Portland Beavers (Pacific Coast League baseball) in Portland, Portland Timbers (USL-1 soccer) in Portland, the Portland Trail Blazers (National Basketball Association) in Portland, and the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes (Northwest League baseball) in Keizer.
The main airport in Oregon is Portland International Airport which is in Portland.
Important education institutions in Oregon include Portland State University (in Portland) and the University of Oregon (in Eugene).
Some of the leading companies headquartered in Oregon are Nike, Inc and Reser's Fine Foods, both of which are in Beaverton.
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