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Iowa, USA — visiting ‘The Corn State’

Iowa, USA
Iowa, USA
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State Name
Iowa  – State Abbr.: IA
Statehood
18-Dez-1846
– Statehood Ranking: 29
Land Area
55,869 square miles  (144,696 qkm)
– Land Area Ranking: 23
Population
3.15 Mio (est. 2017); 2,926,324 (2000 Census)
Capital
Des Moines
Biggest City
Des Moines
Nickname
The Hawkeye State
Motto
Our liberties we prize, and our rights we will maintain
Highest Point
509 m / 1,670 ft (High Point in Osceola County)
Lowest Point
146,3 m / 480 ft (Mississippi River / Des Moines River)
Observing Daylight Saving Time: yes
Tree
Oak
Flower
Wild Rose
Bird
Eastern Goldfinch
Song
The Song of Iowa (Lyrics: S.H.M. Byers)

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