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Montana

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Capital
Helena
Became a State
November 8, 1889 (41st)
Location
Pacific Northwest and Great Plaines of United States
Area147,042 sq. miles (4th)
Population
989,415 (44th)
Major Cities 
Billings, Missoula, Great Falls, Butte, Boseman, Helene
Products
wheat, sugar beets, cattle ranching, gold, silver,
copper, coal, oil, lumber
Climate
equally varied between continental climate, which is
warmer winter and summer, and Pacific coast climate with
milder winters, cooler summers
Yearly Precipitation
averages 15 inches
Professional Sports Teams
no professional sport teams
Major Waterways
Yellowstone River, Clark Fork River, Missouri River
Most Famous Citizens
Gary Cooper (actor)
Chet Huntley (journalist)
Myrna Loy (actress)
Sacajawea (Indian guide)
Evel Kniewel (daredevil motorcyclist)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Western Meadowlark 
Bitterroot  
Grizzly Bear  
Ponderosa Pine  

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