The Choctaw Nation is a Native American tribe that is federally recognized. As of 2011, there are over 200,000 members of the tribe.
The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma (commonly referred to as the Choctaw Nation) is a federally recognized Native American tribe with a tribal jurisdictional area comprising twelve tribal districts. The Choctaw Nation maintains a special relationship with both the United States and Oklahoma governments. As of 2011, the tribe has 223,279 enrolled members, of which 84,670 live within the state of Oklahoma. The tribal jurisdictional area is 10,864 square miles (28,140_km2), a total of 233,126 people live within these boundaries, the majority of whom are not Choctaw.