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20 Facts About North Dakota

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Here are some interesting facts about North Dakota.

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More than 90,000 bison live in North Dakota. Report Abuse
In 1900, the population of the bison was low (about 600). President Teddy Roosevelt took action and saved the bison from extinction.
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More than 90% of North Dakota is farmland. Report Abuse
Let's face it, farmers are an important part of America's history. Without farmers, we cannot eat. In addition, North Dakota is one of the top producers of wheat.
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North Dakota holds the world record for making the most snow angels in one place at the same time. Report Abuse
It took over 8,000 people to help make it happen at the state capital grounds.
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If you are into rodeos, you must North Dakota. Report Abuse
North Dakota hosts about 50 rodeos each year which attract patrons from around the country.
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Two attempts have been made to change the state name to Dakota. Report Abuse
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The geographical center of North America is located in North Dakota. Report Abuse
Depending on who you talk to, the town is either Rugby or Balta North Dakota. The spot is marked with a 15 foot tall obelisk noting the designation in Rugby.
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Milk is the official beverage. Report Abuse
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There are more registered vehicles than there are residents in North Dakota. Report Abuse
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North Dakota produces more sunflowers than any other state in the United States. Report Abuse
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English is the official state language. Report Abuse
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The world's largest cow Holstein cow, Salem Sue, comes from North Dakota. Report Abuse
Her stats are: 38 feet tall, 50 feet long, six tons.
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If you are afraid of earthquakes, move to North Dakota. Report Abuse
North Dakota is the only state in the US to have never had an earthquake.
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North Dakota was home to the world's largest pancake feed in the world. Report Abuse
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The northeastern part of North Dakota was obtained through a treaty with Great Britain in the early 1800s. Report Abuse
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North Dakota was included as part of the Louisiana Purchase. Report Abuse
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The state nicknames are the Peace Garden State, Flickertail State, and the Roughrider State. Report Abuse
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North Dakota is the 39th state. Report Abuse
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The word Dakota is Sioux and means allies or friends. Report Abuse
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North Dakota has more wildlife refuges than any other state in the US. Report Abuse
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North Dakota is home to the world's largest french fry. Report Abuse
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