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North Dakota State Information

North Dakota State was located on western north-central of United State. North Dakota State was size wise 17th rank among the 50 states of US. North Dakota is often nicknames are "Peace Garden State, Flickertail State, Roughrider State". The state capital city is Bismarck. North Dakota State total area was 183,121 sq km. North Dakota is bordered on the north by Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba, east by Minnesota, south by South Dakota and west by Montana. North Dakota state total boundary length is 2,111 km. The total forest land is 272,000 hectares. North Dakota State climate is summer is very hot, winters are very cool and rainfall sparse to moderate. The State average temperature is 40°F. North Dakota State has most churches per capita of any state. In North Dakota State has population is Mainline Protestants. The state Catholic Church had about 179,349 members. Population wise the state rank is 48th among the all United States. North Dakota State total population is 634,110 in 2002 estimation. The population is projected to reach 677,000 by 2005 and 729,000 by 2025. North Dakota State official language is English. The State Agriculture is dominated the economy and culture of North Dakota. It is the largest industry in the State. In 2005 North Dakota's farm marketings totaled $24 billion. North Dakota is the number one producer of hard spring wheat, durum wheat, sunflowers, barley, oats, flax, all dry edible beans, and pinto beans. Petroleum and food processing are also major industries in North Dakota.

North Dakota Recreation, Culture and Attractions

North Dakota has many parks and recreational areas. The state parks managed by the North Dakota Parks & Recreation Department. It has many tourist attractions. Among the leading tourist attractions is the International Peace Garden, covering 2,200 acres in North Dakota and Manitoba and commemorating friendly relations between the US and Canada. The most spectacular scenery in North Dakota is found in the Theodore Roosevelt National Park. In North Dakota have no major professional sports teams. There are Bison football teams. North Dakota State University Bison compete in the North Central Conference. The Bison basketball program includes a men's and a women's team. The teams play at the Bison Sports Arena. The State another annual sporting events include the PWT Championship.

North Dakota Demographics

North Dakota total population - 642,200
North Dakota male population - 320,524
North Dakota female population - 321,676
North Dakota white population - 593,181
North Dakota black population - 3,916
North Dakota American Indian and Alaska Native - 31,329
North Dakota Asian population - 3,606
North Dakota Hispanic or Latino population - 7,786

North Dakota School Information

North Dakota State education system is managed by the State Department of Education. North Dakota State teachers are applying for grants of up to $2,500 to incorporate technology in the classroom, in order to improve the educational experience for students. The North Dakota State has 11 public colleges and universities, five tribal community colleges, and four private schools. The State has 21 degree granting institutions.

North Dakota State Symbols

North Dakota State nickname - Peace Garden State, Roughrider State, Flickertail State, Norse Dakota, The 701, Heaven
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North Dakota Hymn
North Dakota state Motto
North Dakota state Motto
Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable
North Dakota state  Mammal
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Nokota horse
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American Elm
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Northern pike
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Wild Prairie Rose
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Convergent lady beetle
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Square Dance
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Western Meadowlark
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Teredo Petrified Wood
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North Dakota State History

Thousands years ago North Dakota was first settled by Native Americans. Before American settlement of the Northern Plains began in the 19th Century, the land had been occupied for many centuries. Indians and Euro-Americans came into contact during the 18th Century. The first recorded visitor was La Verendrye. La Verendrye was the one of the first Europeans to explore the area. After 1861 American settlement of the Northern Plains commenced in earnest. In 1889 November 2nd, North Dakota and South Dakota became separate states. In 1870-80s major developments occurred in the State. In 20th century the North Dakota's politics was generally dominated by the United States Republican Party. In 1892 the Independents fused with the minority Democratic Party and captured state government with a platform promising significant reforms. Now the North Dakota was a rural state. It is suffered greatly when the prices received for farm produce declined. In 21st century the North Dakota was experiencing demographic and economic decline. In 1991 the state economy was boosted by the repeal of the "blue laws" enforcing the closing of all retail businesses on Sundays. Now the State has higher education, public debate has centered on the number of colleges and universities. The State developed the necessary services, providing jobs and income for the people, and diversifying a colonial economy are tasks that have faced the state's leaders since its earliest days.

North Dakota State Tourist Information

Tourism is the most important of the economy of North Dakota. North Dakota is home for many tourist attractions. Nearly 43% of all park users come from other states and countries. The State leading tourist attractions is the International Peace Garden, covering 2,200 acres. The state tourist attractions are many parks and recreational areas, three malls and many plazas, a huge downtown area where USA presidents visited, busy traffic and very busy train traffic, and it's all located on top of rolling hills along the Missouri River. Bismarck ranks second in tourism after Minot. The Dakota Zoo is the state's largest zoo.

North Dakota State Transportation

North Dakota State Transportation is overseen by the North Dakota Department of Transportation. The state largest highways oriented north to south along the eastern edge of the state and the state from east to west between Minnesota and Montana. The largest rail system are maintained the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe (BSNF). Amtrak passenger service was provided by the Chicago-Seattle Portland route. The North Dakota has 322 private airports, 94 public airports, and 16 heliports.

North Dakota Taxes

North Dakota State Tax Rate Range Low 2.1% High 5.54%
North Dakota State Tax Income Brackets Lowest flat rate 31,850 (o) - Highest flat rate 349,701 (o)
North Dakota State Personal Exemptions Single - 3,500 (d) Married ? 7,000 (d) Dependents ? 3,500 (d)
North Dakota State Sales Tax Rate on Food 5%, on Prescription Drugs 0%, on Non-prescription Drugs 0%
North Dakota State Total Tax on Gasoline 23.0%, on Diesel Fuel 23.0%
North Dakota State Excise Tax Rates on Cigarettes Tax Rate 44(¢ per pack)
North Dakota State Beer Excise Tax Rate $0.16($ per gallon)
North Dakota State Wine Excise Tax Rate $0.50($ per gallon)

North Dakota Universities

University of North Dakota - 12,834 Students
North Dakota State University-Main Campus - 12,258 Students
Jamestown College - 996 Students
Minot State University - 3,711 Students
University of Mary - 2,765 Students
North Dakota State College of Science - 2,493 Students
Trinity Bible College - 307 Students
Lake Region State College - 1,508 Students
Turtle Mountain Community College - 788 Students
Bismarck State College - 3,477 Students

North Dakota Religions

Christian - 86%
Lutheran - 35%
Roman Catholic - 30%
Methodists - 7%
Baptists - 6%
Assembly of God - 3%
Jehovah - 1%
no religion - 6%

North Dakota Counties

Adams County, North Dakota - Population 2,593
Barnes County, North Dakota - Population 11,775
Benson County, North Dakota - Population 6,964
Billings County, North Dakota - Population 888
Bottineau County, North Dakota - Population 7,149
Bowman County, North Dakota - Population 3,242
Burke County, North Dakota - Population 2,242
Burleigh County, North Dakota - Population 69,416
Cass County, North Dakota - Population 123,138
Cavalier County, North Dakota - Population 4,831
Dickey County, North Dakota - Population 5,757
Burke County, North Dakota - Population 89,148
Divide County, North Dakota - Population 2,283
Dunn County, North Dakota - Population 3,600
Eddy County, North Dakota - Population 2,757
Emmons County, North Dakota - Population 4,331
Foster County, North Dakota - Population 3,759
Golden Valley County, North Dakota - Population 1,924
Grand Forks County, North Dakota - Population 66,109
Grant County, North Dakota - Population 2,841
Griggs County, North Dakota - Population 2,754
Hettinger County, North Dakota - Population 2,715
Kidder County, North Dakota - Population 2,753
LaMoure County, North Dakota - Population 4,701
Logan County, North Dakota - Population 2,308
McHenry County, North Dakota - Population 5,987
McIntosh County, North Dakota - Population 3,390
McKenzie County, North Dakota - Population 5,737
McLean County, North Dakota - Population 9,311
Mercer County, North Dakota - Population 8,644
Morton County, North Dakota - Population 25,303
Mountrail County, North Dakota - Population 6,631
Nelson County, North Dakota - Population 3,715
Oliver County, North Dakota - Population 2,065
Pembina County, North Dakota - Population 8,585
Pierce County, North Dakota - Population 4,675
Ramsey County, North Dakota - Population 12,066
Ransom County, North Dakota - Population 5,890
Renville County, North Dakota - Population 2,610
Richland County, North Dakota - Population 17,998
Rolette County, North Dakota - Population 13,674
Sargent County, North Dakota - Population 4,366
Sheridan County, North Dakota - Population 1,710
Sioux County, North Dakota - Population 4,044
Slope County, North Dakota - Population 767
Stark County, North Dakota - Population 22,636
Steele County, North Dakota - Population 2,258
Stutsman County, North Dakota - Population 21,908
Towner County, North Dakota - Population 2,876
Traill County, North Dakota - Population 8,477
Walsh County, North Dakota - Population 12,389
Ward County, North Dakota - Population 58,795
Wells County, North Dakota - Population 5,102
Williams County, North Dakota - Population 19,761

North Dakota State Government

North Dakota State Government executive branch head is Governor. The present governor is John Hoeven. Candidates for governor must be 30 years old, US citizens, qualified voters, and state residents for at least five years prior to election. Voters in North Dakota must be US citizens, at least 18 years old, and must have been residents of the state at least 30 days prior to the election. The State has 2,735 units of local government, including 53 counties, 360 municipalities and 47 districts. The State highest court is Supreme Court. Supreme Court justices are elected for 10-year terms, district court judges for 6-year terms.

North Dakota State Economy

North Dakota is one of the major economic centers in United States. It has largest economic sectors including agriculture, transportation, tourism, industries and education. Agriculture is a major sector and also petroleum and food processing are also major industries in the State. In spite of mineral production and certain manufacturing, agriculture lasts to be the State's principal pursuit, and the dispensation of grain, meat, and dairy crops is vital to such cities as Fargo, Grand Forks, Minot, and Bismarck. It is second important manufacturer of sugar-beets, grown-up in the Red River Valley. North Dakota is one of the insufficient states to add manufacturing jobs over the period. Bobcat, creator of farm and manufacture equipment, is headquartered in the state. The state's northwestern area has oil it was discovered in the year of 1951, and petroleum is now North Dakota's important inorganic product, gaining of sand and gravel, lime, and salt. North Dakota is also the major manufacturer of honey, dry eatable peas and beans, lentils, and the third largest producer of potatoes.

North Dakota State Parks

Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site - Williston, ND: There are no fees. Fort and visitor center is free. Opening hours are 8 am to 8 pm daily in summer, 9 am to 5:30 pm in winter. Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site - Stanton, ND: There are no fees. Operating hours are 8:00am - 6:00pm in summer, 8:00am - 4:30pm in winter. Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail - Eleven States: , ID,IL,IA,KS,MO,MT,NE,ND,OR,SD,WA: Open at Monday to Friday 8AM to 5PM and Saturday and Sunday 9AM to 5PM in summer season. Monday to Friday 8AM to 4:30PM in winter season. North Country National Scenic Trail - Seven States-New York to North Dakota , MI,MN,ND,NY,OH,PA,WI: The North Country Trail is generally open at all times and during all seasons. The operating hours for the National Park Service office are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., except holidays. Theodore Roosevelt National Park - Medora, ND (South Unit). The North Unit is located 15 miles south of Watford City, ND: Entrance fees are required at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The park is open 24 hours a day, year-round.

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