Saturday, January 26, 2008

North Dakota

Capital Bismarck
Area 70,703 sq mi
183,121 sq km
(2000 census) 642,200
Major Cities
(2000 census) Fargo (90,599), Bismarck (55,532),
Grand Forks (49,321), Minot (36,567),
Mandan (16,718)
Major Rivers Missouri, Red, Little Missouri, Sheyenne, Souris, James
Highest Point White Butte
3,506 feet
1,069 meters
Industry food processing, machinery, mining, tourism
Agriculture wheat, beef cattle, barley, sunflowers, milk, sugar beets, hay
Minerals and Resources petroleum, coal, construction sand and gravel, lime