North Dakota
English: North Dakota

State of North Dakota
Flag of North DakotaState seal of North Dakota
FlagSeal
Nickname(s):
Peace Garden State,
Roughrider State, Flickertail State
Motto(s): Liberty and Union, Now and Forever, One and Inseparable
State song(s): "North Dakota Hymn"
Map of the United States with North Dakota highlighted
DemonymNorth Dakotan
CapitalBismarck
Largest cityFargo
Largest metroFargo metropolitan area
AreaRanked 19th
 • Total70,762 sq mi
(183,843 km2)
 • Width211 miles (340 km)
 • Length335 miles (539 km)
 • % water2.4
 • Latitude45° 56′ N to 49° 00′ N
 • Longitude96° 33′ W to 104° 03′ W
PopulationRanked 47th
 • Total755,393 (2017 est.)[1]
 • Density11.70/sq mi  (3.83/km2)
Ranked 47th
 • Median household income$57,415[2] (25th)
Elevation
 • Highest pointWhite Butte[3][4]
3,508 ft (1069 m)
 • Mean1,900 ft  (580 m)
 • Lowest pointRed River of the North at Manitoba border[3][4]
751 ft (229 m)
Before statehoodDakota Territory
Admission to UnionNovember 2, 1889 (39th or 40th)
GovernorDoug Burgum (R)
Lieutenant GovernorBrent Sanford (R)
LegislatureLegislative Assembly
 • Upper houseSenate
 • Lower houseHouse of Representatives
U.S. SenatorsJohn Hoeven (R)
Kevin Cramer (R)
U.S. House delegationKelly Armstrong (R) (list)
Time zones 
 • most of stateCentral: UTC -6/-5
 • southwestMountain: UTC -7/-6
ISO 3166US-ND
AbbreviationsND, www.nd.gov
North Dakota state symbols
Flag of North Dakota.svg
The Flag of North Dakota
NorthDakota-StateSeal.svg
The Seal of North Dakota
Living insignia
BirdWestern meadowlark
FishNorthern pike
FlowerWild prairie rose
GrassWestern wheatgrass
InsectWestern honeybee
MammalNokota horse
TreeAmerican Elm
Inanimate insignia
BeverageMilk
DanceSquare dance
FossilTeredo petrified wood
OtherChokecherry (state fruit)
State route marker
North Dakota state route marker
State quarter
North Dakota quarter dollar coin
Released in 2006
Lists of United States state symbols

North Dakota is a state in the United States. 642,200 people lived in North Dakota in the year 2000. The capital and seat of government is Bismarck.

Geography

North Dakota is south of Manitoba and Saskatchewan, east of Montana, north of South Dakota, and west of Minnesota. Manitoba and Saskatchewan are provinces - part of Canada. Montana, South Dakota, and Minnesota are other states in the United States.

Other Languages
Afrikaans: Noord-Dakota
Alemannisch: North Dakota
አማርኛ: ኖርዝ ዳኮታ
Ænglisc: Norþdakota
aragonés: Dakota d'o Norte
asturianu: Dakota del Norte
Avañe'ẽ: Yvate Dakota
azərbaycanca: Şimali Dakota
Bân-lâm-gú: North Dakota
беларуская: Паўночная Дакота
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Паўночная Дакота
भोजपुरी: नॉर्थ डकोटा
Bikol Central: North Dakota
Bislama: Not Dakota
български: Северна Дакота
Boarisch: Noad-Dakota
bosanski: Sjeverna Dakota
brezhoneg: North Dakota
Cebuano: North Dakota
čeština: Severní Dakota
Chavacano de Zamboanga: North Dakota
davvisámegiella: Davvi-Dakota
Deutsch: North Dakota
Ελληνικά: Βόρεια Ντακότα
emiliàn e rumagnòl: Dakòta dal Nòrd
English: North Dakota
Esperanto: Norda Dakoto
euskara: Ipar Dakota
Fiji Hindi: North Dakota
føroyskt: North Dakota
français: Dakota du Nord
Gàidhlig: Dakota a Tuath
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: North Dakota
хальмг: Ар Дакота
Hawaiʻi: Kakoka ‘Ākau
hrvatski: Sjeverna Dakota
Ilokano: North Dakota
বিষ্ণুপ্রিয়া মণিপুরী: নর্থ ডাকোটা
Bahasa Indonesia: Dakota Utara
interlingua: Dakota del Nord
Interlingue: Nord-Dakota
ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ/inuktitut: ᑖᑰᑖ ᑐᓄᕕᐊᖅ
Iñupiak: North Dakota
íslenska: Norður-Dakóta
italiano: Dakota del Nord
Kapampangan: Pangulung Dakota
kernowek: Dakota Gledh
Kiswahili: North Dakota
Kreyòl ayisyen: Dakota dinò
кырык мары: Йыдвел Дакота
لۊری شومالی: داکوٙتا شومالی
latviešu: Ziemeļdakota
Lëtzebuergesch: North Dakota
lietuvių: Šiaurės Dakota
Limburgs: North Dakota
Lingua Franca Nova: North Dakota
lumbaart: Dakota del Nord
македонски: Северна Дакота
Māori: North Dakota
მარგალური: ოორუე დაკოტა
مازِرونی: شمالی داکوتا
Bahasa Melayu: Dakota Utara
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: North Dakota
монгол: Хойд Дакота
Dorerin Naoero: North Dakota
Nederlands: North Dakota
नेपाल भाषा: नर्थ दाकोता
Nordfriisk: North Dakota
norsk nynorsk: Nord-Dakota
олык марий: Йӱдвел Дакота
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Shimoliy Dakota
پنجابی: اتلا ڈکوٹا
Piemontèis: Dakota dël Nòrd
Plattdüütsch: Noord-Dakota
português: Dakota do Norte
română: Dakota de Nord
rumantsch: North Dakota
саха тыла: Хоту Дакота
संस्कृतम्: नार्थ डेकोटा
Seeltersk: North Dakota
sicilianu: Dakota dû Nord
slovenčina: Severná Dakota
slovenščina: Severna Dakota
српски / srpski: Северна Дакота
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Sjeverna Dakota
svenska: North Dakota
татарча/tatarça: Төньяк Дакота
Türkçe: Kuzey Dakota
українська: Північна Дакота
ئۇيغۇرچە / Uyghurche: Shimaliy Dakota Shitati
Tiếng Việt: North Dakota
Volapük: North Dakota
Winaray: North Dakota
ייִדיש: צפון דעקאטע
Yorùbá: Àríwá Dakota
žemaitėška: Šiaurės Dakota