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The State of
North Dakota (ND)


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The capital of North Dakota is Bismarck.

The 2-Letter Postal Abbreviation / Code for North Dakota: ND

Typical abbreviations for North Dakota: N.D., N.Dak.

The pronunciation of North Dakota:

When the people of North Dakota refer to themselves: 1:

Time Zone: While the majority of North Dakota lies in the Central Time (CST/CDT) zone, the southwest corner lies in the Mountain Time (MST/MDT) zone. The following counties observe Mountain Time:

Adams, Billings, Bowman, the southern portion of McKenzie, Mercer, most of Dunn, Golden Valley, Grant, Hettinger, most of Sioux, Slope & Stark

All of North Dakota observes daylight saving time.

Nicknames for North Dakota: "The Peace Garden State"; "The Flickertail State"; "The Roughrider State"

State Motto: "Liberty and Union, Now and Forever, One and Inseparable"

State Bird: Western Meadowlark (sturnella neglecta)

State Tree: American Elm (ulmus americana)

State Flower: Wild Prairie Rose (rosa arkansana)

State Song: "North Dakota Hymn"

Statehood: North Dakota became the 39th state on Nov 2, 1889.

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