Oklahoma has a rich and varied history, as well as a diverse culture. The landscape is as diverse as its culture. Nestled in both the Great Plains and U.S. Interior Highlands, the “Sooner State” has prairie land, rolling hills, dense forests, and mesas. Native American, German, English, and Scotch-Irish are the major ancestral roots in Oklahoma. Over 25 Native American languages are now spoken in the state. With cities like Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma has an extensive economy. The state is one of the largest natural gas producers in the country. Other major sectors of business include aviation, food processing, transportation equipment, energy, electronics, and telecommunications. Several Fortune 500 companies also call Oklahoma home. The state is a wonderful place to live and work.