Montana Listeni/mɒnˈtænə/ is a state in the Wastren region o the Unitit States. The state's name is derivit frae the Spaingie wird montaña (muntain).

KintraUnitit States
Afore stateheidMontana Territory
Admittit tae the Union8 November 1889 (41st)
Lairgest ceetyBillings
Lairgest metroBillings Metropolitan Area
 • GovrenorSteve Bullock (D)
 • Lieutenant GovernorMike Cooney (D)
LegislaturMontana Legislature
 • Upper hooseSenate
 • Lawer hooseHouse of Representatives
U.S. senatorsJon Tester (D)
Steve Daines (R)
U.S. Hoose delegationGreg Gianforte (R) (leet)
 • Total1,032,949 (2,015 est)[1]
 • Density2.65/km2 (6.86/sq mi)
 • Offeecial leidInglis
Trad. abbreviationMont.
Latitude44° 21′ N tae 49° N
Longitude104° 2′ W tae 116° 3′ W

Montana is the fowert-lairgest in aurie, the 8t least populous, an the third-least densely populatit o the 50 U.S. states. The wastren hauf o Montana conteens numerous muntain ranges. Smawer island ranges are foond ootthrou the state. In aw, 77 named ranges are pairt o the Rocky Muntains. The eastren hauf o Montana is chairacterised bi wastren prairie terrain an badlands. Montana is mairchit bi Idaho tae the wast, Wyoming tae the sooth, North Dakota an Sooth Dakota tae the east, an the Canadian provinces o Breetish Columbie, Alberta, an Saskatchewan tae the north.

The economy is primarily based on agricultur, includin ranchin an cereal grain fermin. Ither signeeficant economic resources include ile, gas, coal, haurd rock minin, an lummer. The heal care, service, an govrenment sectors an aw are signeeficant tae the state's economy.

The state's festest-growin sector is tourism. Nearly 13 million tourists annually veesit Glacier Naitional Pairk, Yellowstone Naitional Pairk, Beartooth Highway, Flathead Loch, Big Sky Resort, an ither attractions.[2]


  1. Census Estimate 2015.
  2. Kendall, Lewis. "Montana tourist numbers down, spending up, report says". Bozeman Daily Chronicle (in Inglis). Retrieved 21 Juin 2018.

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Coordinates: 47°N 110°W / 47°N 110°W / 47; -110