North Dakota (pronunciation: Listeni/ˌnɔːrθ dəˈktə/; locally [ˌno̞ɹθ dəˈko̞ɾə]) is the 39t state o the Unitit States, haein been admittit tae the union on 2 November 1889.

North Dakota
KintraUnitit States
Afore stateheidDakota Territory
Admittit tae the Union2 November 1889 (39t)
Lairgest ceetyFargo
Lairgest metroFargo metropolitan aurie
Govrenment
 • GovrenorDoug Burgum (R)
 • Lieutenant GovernorBrent Sanford (R)
LegislaturLegislative Assembly
 • Upper hooseSenate
 • Lawer hooseHoose o Representatives
U.S. senatorsJohn Hoeven (R)
Heidi Heitkamp (D)
U.S. Hoose delegationKevin Cramer (R) (leet)
Population
 • Tot756,927 (2,015 est)[1]
 • Density3.83/km2 (11.70/sq mi)
Leid
Latitude45° 56′ N tae 49° 00′ N
Longitude96° 33′ W te 104° 03′ W

It is locatit in the Upper Midwastren region o the Unitit States, bordered by the Canadian provinces o Saskatchewan an Manitoba tae the north, the states o Minnesota tae the east, Sooth Dakota tae the sooth, an Montana tae the west.[2] The state caipital is Bismarck, an the lairgest ceety is Fargo. North Dakota is the 19t maist extensive but the 4t least populous an the 4t least densely populatit o the 50 Unitit States.

North Dakota haes weathered the Great Recession o the early 21st hunderyear wi a boom in naitural resoorces, pairteecularly a boom in ile extraction frae the Bakken formation, which lees beneath the northwastren pairt o the state.[3] The development haes driven strang job an population growthe, an law unemployment.[4][5]

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2016" (CSV). U.S. Census Bureau. December 20, 2016. Retrieved December 20, 2016.
  2. Geography of North Dakota – netstate.com. Retrieved July 21, 2011.
  3. Shactman, Brian (August 28, 2011). "Unemployed? Go to North Dakota". CNBC. Retrieved February 7, 2013.
  4. Fernando, Vincent; Jin, Betty (August 23, 2010). "10 States With Ridiculously Low Unemployment – And Why". Business Insider. Retrieved February 7, 2013.
  5. Shaffer, David (December 22, 2012). "N. Dakota population growth is tops in U.S". Star Tribune. Retrieved February 7, 2013.

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