Idaho is a northwestern U.S. state known for mountainous landscapes, and vast swaths of protected wilderness and outdoor recreation areas. The capital, Boise, is set in the Rocky Mountain foothills and is bisected by the Boise River, which is popular for rafting and fishing. The city’s riverfront Julia Davis Park is a downtown green space containing a rose garden, museums and a zoo.
State Capital: Boise.
Idaho, a mountain state was admitted as the 43rd state on 3rd July 1890. The name "Idaho" is believed to be derived from a Shoshone phrase which means "gem of the mountains."
Idaho borders the Canadian province of British Columbia to the north, Wyoming and Montana states to the east, Nevada, and Utah to the south and Oregon and Washington to the west. The capital of Idaho is Boise.
Idaho is shaped like a logger's boot by coincidence, this reflects the state's abundance of forest and mountain terrain where mining and timber logging are major contributors to the economy.
Idaho's residents enjoy some of the largest natural areas untouched by man in the United States. This consists of some 3900 square miles of primitive and wilderness where roads and vehicles are hardly found.
Sun Valley in Idaho is an internationally acclaimed sporting center for winter sports.
The Main Cities in Idaho
Below are the largest cities in the state of Idaho and the number of people inhabiting them according to the 2010 national census:
1. Boise - 205,671
2. Nampa - 81,557
3. Meridian - 75,092
4. Idaho Falls - 56,813
5. Pocatello - 54,255
6. Caldwell - 46,237
7. Coeur d'Alene - 44,137
8. Twin Falls - 44,125
9. Lewiston - 77,434
10.Johns Creek - 27,574
Famous Landmarks in Idaho
Below are some of Idaho’s most visited landmarks:
-Located in Idaho's Snake River Plain, Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve is an otherworldly landscape that includes three lava fields and has the deepest known open rift crack in the world at 800 feet.
animals (among the thousands that are at the aquarium), including huge stingrays in the underwater tunnel.
Tallest Buildings in Idaho
Below are the tallest buildings in Idaho:
-Zion's Bank Building in Boise is the tallest building in Idaho at 18 stories and 323 feet. It is also referred to as Eighth and Main. It is a new building, construction has finished in 2014.
1. Eighth & Main (18 stories; 323 feet)
2. US Bank Plaza (19 stories; 267 feet)
3. One Capital Centre (14 stories; 206 feet)
4. Idaho State Capitol (4 stories; 198 feet)
5. The Grove Hotel(16stories; 196 feet)
6. The Aspen (17 stories; 194 feet)
7. Wells Fargo Building (11 stories; 182 feet)
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