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)
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- Currency: U.S. Dollar (conversion rates)
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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
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- 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)
North Dakota Cities, Counties & Area Codes
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.