Category: North Dakota
Bismarck is the county seat of the Burleigh County and it is the capital city of North Dakota, the one among the 50 states in the United States. The city is the second most heavily populated city in North Dakota and its population was 61,272, according to the 2010 census. The population of the metropolitan area of Bismarck was 123,751. The city was founded during 1872 and it has been the capital city of North Dakota since the State was formed from the Dakota Territory and acknowledged to the Union during 1889.
The Bismarck City lies on the eastern bank of the Missouri River, in a straight line across the stream from Mandan. The two cities Bismarck and Mandan structure the core of the Metropolitan Statistical Area of the two cities. The North Dakota State Capitol, which is the tallest structure in the state, is situated in the heart of the Bismarck City. The North Dakota government employs in excess of 4,000 people in the city. As a center of health care and retail, the Bismarck City is the economic hub of north-central South Dakota and south-central North Dakota.
The Bismarck City is located in the midst of the Great Plains, amid the geographic centers of North America and the United States. The city exhibits a highly changeable four-season moist continental type of weather with physically powerful semi-dry influences. The climate of the city is distinguished by the extending cold, rather windy and snowy winters, and burning summers that are sometimes humid. Thunderstorms happen during summer and spring, but the major part the year is arid. The hottest month in the Bismarck City is July, with a daily average temperature of 70.3 F (21.3 C), with usually extensive variations between night and day. The city has the coldest month during January, with a daily average temperature of 10.2 F (−12.1 C). Rainfall in the city attains its peak from May to September and is quite light during the winter months. Winter snowstorm in the city is usually light to moderate, happening with the channel of frontal systems and major storms are uncommon.
The Public Schools system of the Bismarck City handles 16 elementary schools, three public high schools, three middle schools and one alternative high school. This education system teaches 10,400 pupils and hires 1,500 individuals. The city also includes a university five major colleges and libraries. The city also includes two private high schools.
The Bismarck City is the home of the Belle Mehus Auditorium, which is a historic structure in the business district of the city dating to 1914, is a hub for the arts in the region. Performances of the Mandan- Bismarck Symphony Orchestra and dances of the Northern Plains are held there. The city also includes renowned theater companies and a variety of high school groups.
The Bismarck City is a regional hub for health care. The city includes two special hospitals, which are the oldest health care suppliers in the North Dakota State. There are also several other hospitals in the city that take care of different health concerns of the general public.