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Idaho

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Capital
Boise
Became a State
July 3, 1890 (43rd)
Location
Pacific northwestern United States
Area
83,570 sq. miles (14th)
Population
1,567,582 (39th)
Major Cities
Boise, Idaho Falls,  Pocatello,Twin Falls, Coeur d'Alene, Moscow
Products
potatoes, barrel cheese, processed foods, lumber/wood products,
paper products, silver, mining, tourism
Climate
continental climate - zero degrees to moderate to cold winters,
hot and dry summers
Yearly Precipitation
averages 11 inches
Professional Sports Teams
no professional sports teams
Major Waterways
Snake River, Clearwater River, Clark Fork River, Pend Oreille River, 
Boise River, Payette River, Salmon River
Most Famous Citizens
William Edgar Borah (public official, political leader)
John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum (painter/sculptor)
M. Dudley Haywood (labor leader)
Ezra Pond (poet)
Sacajawea (Indian guide)
Dr. Jill Seaman (physician, humanitarian)

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Mountain Bluebird
Syringa
Appaloosa
White Pine
Monarch Butterfly 

     

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