Date admitted to the US – July 3, 1890
Postal abbreviation – ID
Capital – Boise
Area – 83,569.1 [14th largest in the US]
Population as of census 2010 – 1,567,582 [39th largest in the US]
Population density per square mile – 19.0 [44th largest in the US]
Area codes – 208
Zip codes – 83201 - 83877
Number of counties – 44
State nickname – The Gem State
State motto – "Esto perpetua" - May it Endure Forever
|State Flag of Idaho|
-Idaho law forbids a citizen to give another citizen a box of candy weighing more than 50 pounds.
-Birds of Prey Wildlife Area is home to the world's most dense population of nesting eagles, hawks, and falcons.
-Seven Devils' Peaks, one of the highest mountain ranges in Idaho, includes Heaven's Gate Lookout, where sightseers can look into four states.
-University of Idaho College of Law
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