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  1. North Dakota - Wikipedia

    North Dakota is near the middle of North America with a stone marker in Rugby, North Dakota marking the "Geographic Center of the North American Continent". With an area of 70,762 square miles (183,273 km 2 ), [9] 69,001 square miles (178,712 km 2 ) of which is land, [10] North Dakota is the 19th largest state.

  2. Before European people came, Native American people lived in the area now called North Dakota. One important tribe was the Mandan. North Dakota was one of the last US states to be settled. (To have people go there to make homes and live.) On November 2, 1889, North Dakota (and South Dakota) became part of the United States. Economy

    • November 2, 1889 (39th or 40th)
    • Bismarck
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  4. History of North Dakota - Wikipedia

    A 2013 census report listed North Dakota's population at an all-time high of 723,393 residents, making North Dakota the fastest growing state in the nation. The population boom reverses nearly a century of flat population numbers.

  5. Bismarck, North Dakota - Wikipedia,_North_Dakota

    The North Dakota State Capitol complex is just north of downtown Bismarck. The 19-story Art Deco capitol is the tallest building in the state, at a height of 241.75 feet (73.69 m). The capitol building towers over the city's center and is easily seen from 20 miles (32 km) away on a clear day.

  6. Wahpeton, North Dakota - Wikipedia,_North_Dakota

    Wahpeton was founded in 1869 and is the principal city of the Wahpeton Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Richland County, North Dakota and Wilkin County, Minnesota. Wahpeton's twin city is Breckenridge, Minnesota , located to the east on the other side of the river.

    • 965 ft (294 m)
    • Richland
  7. North Dakota oil boom - Wikipedia

    The North Dakota state government receives through severance taxes 11.5 percent of the gross value of all oil produced. The boom has given the state of North Dakota a billion-dollar budget surplus. In addition to severance taxes, the state of North Dakota owns extensive mineral rights, which are leased by competitive bidding.

  8. Grand Forks, North Dakota - Wikipedia,_North_Dakota

    Grand Forks is the third-largest city in the American state of North Dakota (after Fargo and Bismarck) and the county seat of Grand Forks County.According to the 2010 census, the city's population was 52,838, while that of the city and its surrounding metropolitan area was 98,461.

  9. North Dakota – Wikipedia

    North Dakota (Norddakota) är en delstat i norra USA.Delstatens smeknamn är "Sioux State" ("dakota" är sioux och betyder "bundsförvanter"). North Dakota är den 19:e till ytan största delstaten i USA och den 3:e minst befolkade delstaten – lite fler än 640 000 invånare 2006.

  10. South Dakota - Wikipedia

    In 1861, the Dakota Territory was established by the United States government (this initially included North Dakota, South Dakota, and parts of Montana and Wyoming). Settlement of the area, mostly by people from the eastern United States as well as western and northern Europe , increased rapidly, [64] especially after the completion of an eastern railway link to Yankton in 1873.

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