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State Glog - Iowa

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State Glog - Iowa

IOWA

Hawkeye State

capital: Des Moines

Economy

Project Resources

Fast Facts

Symbols

Tree: Oak

State Flag

Flower: Wild Prairie Rose

Bird: Gold Finch

Population: 3,046,355 (2010)

Area: 56276 sq.mi.

Rank in size: 26th

Statehood: December 28, 1846

Bodies of water: Mississippi, Missouri, Iowa, Des Moines and Cedar Rivers.

Geographic features: flat, fertile plains in the north central region; low rolling hills and ridges in the south

Time zone: Central

Agriculture

Industries

... leads states in production of corn... also soybeans, oats, hay, flaxseed, wheat, apples...more hogs raised than any other state... leader in milk production

...largest industry - food processing... meat packing plants for canned hams and breakfast sausage... largest cereal mills and popcorn processing plants... second big industry - machinery production


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