The state flag of Idaho.
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|Population:||1,683,140 (July 2016)|
|Size:||82,643 square miles|
|Nickname(s):||Gem State, Gem of the Mountains, Spud State.|
|Motto:||"Esto Perpetua” (It is Perpetual)|
|Tree:||Western White Pine|
Idaho is a state in the northwestern part of the United States and became the 43rd state in 1890. Idaho is surrounded by the border of Canada, the state of Montana, the state of Wyoming, the state of Utah, the state of Nevada, the state of Oregon and the state of Washington.
There are some excellent colleges and universities in Idaho. Some top colleges and universities include The College of Idaho, University of Idaho, Northwest Nazarene University, Brigham Young University in Idaho, Boise State University, Stevens-Henager College in Boise, Boise Bible College, Lewis-Clark State College and Idaho State University.
The state of Idaho boasts of over 11 million acres of farmland on over 24,000 farms and ranches. Most people think of potatoes when asked about crops in Idaho. Idaho is the leading producer of potatoes, but they also produce a lot of honey and beans. Other crops grown in Idaho include apples, cherries, corn, plums, prunes and wine grapes.
In the mid 1800’s, Idaho mined almost 20 percent of the nations gold. Today, mining in Idaho includes copper, gold, lead, molybdenum and silver.
Idaho offers hunters several species of big game. Among the big game in Idaho are Big Horn Sheep, Black Bear, Deer, Elk, Moose, Mountain Goat, Mountain Lion and Wolf. Small game found in Idaho include Badger, Beaver, Bobcat, Coyote, Hare and Rabbit, Marten, Mink, Muskrat, Raccoon, Red Fox, River Otter, Skunk and Weasel.
Fishing in Idaho offers fisherman many great times as well. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game divides the state into several fishing regions. These regions include the Panhandle region, the Clearwater region, the Southwest region, the Salmon region, the Magic Valley region, the Upper Snake region and the Southeast region. Fish include Bass, Chinook Salmon, Sturgeon, Tiger Muskie, Trout and many more.
The Pacific Ocean plays a role in the weather and climate in Idaho. The southern part of Idaho includes farms and generally has warmer temperatures. The northern part sees more rain and snow and generally has colder in temperatures.
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