North Dakota General Information


GENERAL

Abbreviated as ND on ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG, North Dakota is a US state. North Dakota is located in the north of the USA, on the Canadian border.

North Dakota Population

Nickname

Peace Garden State, Roughrider State, Flickertail State

Capital

Bismarck

Biggest town

Fargo

Area

Rank (within the US): 19th out of 50 states

Total: 183,272 km²

Land: 178,839 km²

Water (%): 4,432 km² (2.4%)

Residents

Rank (within the US): 47th out of 50 states

Total (2000): 642,200

Density: 3.5 / km²

State membership

Place: 39th

Since: November 2, 1889

GEOGRAPHY

Time zone: Central: UTC –6 / –5

Mountain: UTC -7 / -6

Latitude: 45 ° 55’N to 49 ° N

Longitude 97 ° W to 104 ° W

Width: 340 km

Length: 545 km

Highest position: 1,069 m

Average location: 580 m

Lowest position: 229 m

North Dakota State Flag

POPULATION

North Dakota is 183,119 km² and has around 640,000 residents (95% white, 4% Indian and 1% other). The capital is Bismarck.

HISTORY

The name Dakota is derived from the Indian ethnic group of the Dakota, who lived in this area before the subjugation by the Americans.

North Dakota became the 39th state after the division of Dakota Territory in 1889.

CLIMATE

The climate is cool and temperate.

North Dakota Counties and County Seats

According to Countryaah, there are a total of 53 counties in the state of North Dakota.

  1. Adams County (County Seat: Hettinger)
  2. Barnes County (County Seat: Valley City)
  3. Benson County (County Seat: Minnewaukan)
  4. Billings County (County Seat: Medora)
  5. Bottineau County (County Seat: Bottineau)
  6. Bowman County (County Seat: Bowman)
  7. Burke County (County Seat: Bowbells)
  8. Burleigh County (County Seat: Bismarck)
  9. Cass County (County Seat: Fargo)
  10. Cavalier County (County Seat: Langdon)
  11. Dickey County (County Seat: Ellendale)
  12. Divide County (County Seat: Crosby)
  13. Dunn County (County Seat: Manning)
  14. Eddy County (County Seat: New Rockford)
  15. Emmons County (County Seat: Linton)
  16. Foster County (County Seat: Carrington)
  17. Golden Valley County (County Seat: Beach)
  18. Grand Forks County (County Seat: Grand Forks)
  19. Grant County (County Seat: Carson)
  20. Griggs County (County Seat: Cooperstown)
  21. Hettinger County (County Seat: Mott)
  22. Kidder County (County Seat: Steele)
  23. La Moure County (County Seat: La Moure)
  24. Logan County (County Seat: Napoleon)
  25. McHenry County (County Seat: Towner)
  26. McIntosh County (County Seat: Ashley)
  27. McKenzie County (County Seat: Watford City)
  28. McLean County (County Seat: Washburn)
  29. Mercer County (County Seat: Stanton)
  30. Morton County (County Seat: Mandan)
  31. Mountrail County (County Seat: Stanley)
  32. Nelson County (County Seat: Lakota)
  33. Oliver County (County Seat: Center)
  34. Pembina County (County Seat: Cavalier)
  35. Pierce County (County Seat: Rugby)
  36. Ramsey County (County Seat: Devils Lake)
  37. Ransom County (County Seat: Lisbon)
  38. Renville County (County Seat: Mohall)
  39. Richland County (County Seat: Wahpeton)
  40. Rolette County (County Seat: Rolla)
  41. Sargent County (County Seat: Forman)
  42. Sheridan County (County Seat: McClusky)
  43. Sioux County (County Seat: Fort Yates)
  44. Slope County (County Seat: Amidon)
  45. Stark County (County Seat: Dickinson)
  46. Steele County (County Seat: Finley)
  47. Stutsman County (County Seat: Jamestown)
  48. Towner County (County Seat: Cando)
  49. Traill County (County Seat: Hillsboro)
  50. Walsh County (County Seat: Grafton)
  51. Ward County (County Seat: Minot)
  52. Wells County (County Seat: Fessenden)
  53. Williams County (County Seat: Williston)

You may also like...