Category: North Dakota
North Dakota, with the postal abbreviation ND is one among the 50 states in the United States, situated in the higher Midwestern part of the country. North Dakota is bordered by the Minnesota states in the east, Montana in the west, Manitoba and the Saskatchewan provinces of Canada in the north and Georgia and South Dakota in the south. The main public universities are situated in Fargo and Grand Forks. The Air Force of the country runs air bases close to Grand Forks and Minot. North Dakota has weather-beaten due the Great Recession at the beginning of the 21st century with a bang in natural resources, chiefly a bang in oil extraction from the Bakken creation, which situates beneath the western fraction of the state. The growth has driven strong population and job growth, and low joblessness. North Dakota is the 19th most wide-ranging, but the 4th least thickly populated and the 3rd least crowded state among the 50 states of the country.
North Dakota was the 39th state admitted to the union on the 2nd of November 1889. The total land area of North Dakota is 70,698 square miles, which offers the state an area rank of 19 out of the available 50 states in the United States. In addition, water surface occupies 1,697 square miles of the total area of the state within its boundaries. There are 53 counties in North Dakota among which the Sioux County and the Slope County were the most recent counties formed in the state, in the year 1915.
Consistent with 2010 United States Census information, the population of North Dakota was 642,200. Among the counties of the North Dakota State, the most populous county is the Cass County with the population of 149,778, and the Slope County is ranked as the least populous county with the population of 727.
As of 2010, there are three State Electoral Votes in North Dakota. The State Quarter issue Date of North Dakota is August 28, 2006. The state motto of North Dakota is “Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable“.
Flickertail State, Peace Garden State, or Roughrider State is the nickname of the state of North Dakota. The name of the state bird of North Dakota is the Western Meadowlark. American elm is the state tree of North Dakota, and the Wild Prairie Rose is the state flower. Bismarck is the state capital of North Dakota. The Fargo City is the biggest of all cities in North Dakota by population, and the same city ranks first in total land area, too. The Pembina City is the oldest city in North Dakota. The North Dakota State is served by a single area code, such as 701.