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North Dakota

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Capital
Bismarck
Became a State
November 2, 1889 (30th)
Location
midwest and western United States
Area
70,700 sq. miles (19th)
Population
672,591 (48th)
Major Cities 
Fargo, Bismarck, Grand Forks, Minot
Products
barley, sunflower seeds, spring and durum wheat for processing,
farm-raised turkeys, cattle, mining
Climate
continental climate, cold winters, hot summers
Yearly Precipitation
averages 15 inches
Professional Sports Teams
no professional sports teams
Major Waterways
Missouri River, Reed River, James River
Most Famous Citizens
Lawrence Welk (musician)
Louis L’Amour (author)
Roger Maris (baseball player)
Sakajawea (Shoshone woman)
Maxwell Anderson (playwright)

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Western Meadowlark
Wild Prairie Rose
Ground Squirrel
American Elm


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