Monday, September 24, 2018

September - Week 39 - North Dakota - the Peace Garden State

39 North Dakota
Date admitted to the US – November 2, 1889
Postal abbreviation – ND
Capital – Bismarck
Area – 70,699.79 [19th largest in the US]
Population as of census 2010 – 672,591 [48th largest in the US]
Population density per square mile – 9.7 [48th largest in the US]
Area code – 701
Zip codes – 58001 - 58856
Number of counties – 53
State nickname –  Peace Garden State
State motto – "Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable"    

State Flag of North Dakota
Fun facts
-The town of Rugby is the geographical center of North America
-Dakota is a Sioux word meaning friends or allies
-North Dakota grows more sunflowers than any other state
-The International Peace Garden straddles the boundary between North Dakota and the Canadian province of Manitoba 

Law Schools
-University of North Dakota School of Law

Military facts
Military bases 

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