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North Dakota

North Dakota Facts

  • Capital City: Bismarck (pop. 62,840) (2011 est.)
  • North Dakota Population: 699,628 (2012 est.) (48th)
  • North Dakota Population: (per square mile)
  • U.S. State Populations: (all states)
  • Currency: U.S. Dollar (conversion rates)
    US Dollar
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  • North Dakota Quarter: The fourth quarter released in 2006 honors North Dakota, and is the 39th in the United States Mint's 50 State Quarters® Program.

    North Dakota was admitted into the Union on November 2, 1889, becoming our Nation's 39th State. Nicknamed the "Peace Garden State," North Dakota's quarter depicts a pair of grazing American bison in the foregound with a sunset view of the rugged buttes and canyons helping to define the State's famed Badlands in the background.

    The coin bears the inscriptions "North Dakota," and "1889". Additional details

    North Dakota Quarter

  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English, others
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Fargo, Bismarck, Grand Forks, Minot, Mandan, Dickinson
  • Name: The origin of the name North Dakota is based on its northern location in the original Dakota Territory and the Sioux Indian word Dakota meaning "friend".
  • Statehood: November 2, 1889 (39th state)
  • Symbols

North Dakota Photographs

Bismark, North Dakota Bobak at en.wikipedia.org

North Dakota Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Hettinger Adams 701
Valley City Barnes 701
Fort Totten Benson 701
Medora Billings 701
Bottineau Bottineau 701
Bowman Bowman 701
Powers Lake Burke 701
Bismarck Burleigh 701
Fargo Cass 701
Langdon Cavalier 701
Oakes Dickey 701
Crosby Divide 701
Killdeer Dunn 701
New Rockford Eddy 701
Linton Emmons 701
Carrington Foster 701
Beach Golden Valley 701
Grand Forks Grand Forks 701
Elgin Grant 701
Cooperstown Griggs 701
New England Hettinger 701
Steele Kidder 701
Lamoure Lamoure 701
Napoleon Logan 701
Velva McHenry 701
Wishek McIntosh 701
Watford City McKenzie 701
Garrison McLean 701
Beulah Mercer 701
Mandan Morton 701
New Town Mountrail 701
Lakota Nelson 701
Center Oliver 701
Cavalier Pembina 701
Rugby Pierce 701
Devils Lake Ramsey 701
Lisbon Ransom 701
Mohall Renville 701
Wahpeton Richland 701
Belcourt Rolette 701
Milnor Sargent 701
McClusky Sheridan 701
Fort Yates Sioux 701
Marmarth Slope 701
Dickinson Stark 701
Finley Steele 701
Jamestown Stutsman 701
Cando Towner 701
Mayville Traill 701
Grafton Walsh 701
Minot Ward 701
Harvey Wells 701
Williston Williams 701

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