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North Dakota

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State Name
North Dakota  - State Abbr.: ND
Statehood
2-Nov-1889
 - Statehood Ranking: 39
Land Area
68,976 sqaremiles  (178,641 qkm)
 - Land Area Ranking: 17
Population
642,200
(2000; Census every 10 years)
Capital
Bismarck
Biggest City
Fargo
Nickname
The Sioux State oder The Flickertail State oder The Peace Garden State
Motto
Liberty and Union Now and Forever, One and Inseparable
Highest Point
1.069 m / 3,507 ft (White Butte)
Lowest Point
229 m / 751 ft (Red River)
Timezone
Central Standard Time (GMT-6hrs, MEZ-7hrs), only south of the Missouri River is Mountain Standard Time (GMT-7hrs, MEZ-8hrs)
 - Dayligh Saving Time
 - yes
Tree
American Elm (Ulmus Americana)
Flower
Wild Prairie Rose (Rosa Blanda or Arkansana)
Bird
Western Meadowlark (Sturnella Neglecta)
Song
"North Dakota Hymn" (Text: James W. Foley / Musik: Dr. C. S. Putnam)

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MAP

 
GPS Coordinates

1 -- Bismarck, North Dakota State Capitol
Decimal Lat: 46.820869 / Lon: -100.783832
Degree

 
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