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IDAHO The Gem State Pärnu Ühisgümnaasium, 11. March, 2011, Pärnu Siim Morin, Karel Reisenbuk, Alex-Martin Aas.

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1 IDAHO The Gem State Pärnu Ühisgümnaasium, 11. March, 2011, Pärnu Siim Morin, Karel Reisenbuk, Alex-Martin Aas

2 The shape of the state and the largest cities

3 State flag

4 General Information Capital : Boise Total area : 83,570 sq. Miles Admission to Union : July 3, 1890 Top 3 Industries: 1. Manufacturing 2. Agriculture 3. Tourism

5 General Information Elevation Highest point : Borah Peak 3,862 km Lowest point : Snake River 217 m Religion Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 23% Evangelical Protestant 22% Catholic 18%

6 Symbols Idaho state quarter (25 cents) Esto Perpetua "Let it be perpetual" Official state bird as of 1931 Mountin Bluebird

7 Symbols Potato is considered as the vegetable of the state. Since 1990 the cutthroat trout is the official state fish

8 Weird outdated laws The residents of Boise may not fish from a giraffe’s back. You can’t ride a merry-go-round on Sundays. In Pocatello, “It is prohibited for pedestrians and motorists to display frowns, generally all of which reflect unfavorably upon the city’s reputation.”

9 Used sources Wikipedia James Harrison, Eleanor Van Zandt, New York, Kingfisher Books, The Young Peoples Atlas of the United States, September 1996

10 Thank you for listening!


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