In the United States, this state is being located in the northwestern region. At the east and the north east, it is being bordered by Montana. At the south it is being bordered by Nevada and Utah. At the east, the state is being bordered by Wyoming. At the west, this state is being bordered by Washington and Oregon. The population of this state is about 1.6 million. Coming to the area of this state, it is about 83,569 square miles which is approximately 216,440 square kilometres.
Idaho USA Map
This state is considered as the largest state and is numbered as the 14th one out of the 50 United States. It is also considered as the least populous state. Boise is the capital of this state and is also considered as the largest city of this Idaho state.
This state at the very beginning was inhabited by the Native American peoples, after which the European did come and settle over here. Manufacture, agriculture, mining, forestry and tourism are the industries which are being included in the economy of this state. The largest department of energy facility in the country is being located in this city which is known as the Idaho national laboratory. Also, Potato is best grown in this state in huge numbers. The nickname which is being given to this state is” the gem state”. This is because of the wide range of gem stones found over there.
Map of Idaho
There are a lot of rivers in the state of Idaho. Some of the rivers are: the snake river, the clark fork or the pend oreille river, the clear water river, the salmon river, the Spokane river, the boise river and the payette river. Borah Peak is considered to be the highest point of this state which is about 12,662 feet high which is approx. 3859 metres. The lowest point of this state is in Lewiston which is about 710 feet which is approximately 216 metres. This is where in the snake water river the clear water river comes and joins and continues to flow into Washington.
Idaho’s famous mountain range is the saw tooth range. There are also a huge number of mountain ranges in this state. Some of them are: bitterroot range, the white cloud mountains, the lost river range, the Clearwater mountains and also the salmon river mountains. Central time zones and the pacific time zones are the two basic time zones of the state Idaho. The pacific time zone contains the lesser portion of the population of the state and lesser area of the state while the central time zone was different as compared to this.
Idaho Road Map
A lot of rivers flow through this beautiful state. Some of such rivers are: Alturas lake, brush lake, bear river, bear lake, boise river, Clearwater river, dawson lake, dierkes lake, hayden lake, henry’s lake, hidden lake, kootenai river, lake cascade, lake Cleveland, lake Lowell, lake Walcott, pend oreille, little redfish lake, lucky peak lake, moyie river, pack river, north fork Clearwater river, payette lake, pettit lake, priest lake, perkins lake, portneuf river, redfish lake, river of no return, sawtooth lake, smith lake, snake river, Stanley lake, warm lake, Williams lake.
According to the estimation in the year 2010, the population of white americans was about 89.1 %. The population of black or African americans is about 0.6%. The population of American indian and Alaska native is about 1.4 %. The Asian American comprises of 1.2 % of the total population. A percentage of 0.1 includes the Native Hawaiian. A percentage of about 2.5 include two or more further races.
Map of Idaho Cities
Idaho has got various numbers of cities and towns which are very beautiful and lovely and also there are a lot of places over there to be visited. Some of them are: craters of the moon national monument and preserve, old Idaho state penitentiary, Shoshone falls, hells canyon, hells canyon national recreation area, Silverwood theme park, Idaho potato museum, Boise greenbelt, world center for birds of prey, upper mesa falls, Juila davis park, bald mountain, Idaho botanical garden, Lake Pend Oreille.
Few more places to visit are: frank church-river of no return wilderness, nez perce national forest, discovery center of Idaho, minidoka national historic site, boise national forets, Farragut state park, Clearwater national forest, Pocatello zoo, harriman state park, Idaho museum of natural history, Hells gate state park, snake river stampede Rodeo, the Egyptian theatre, table rock, boise Idaho temple, tamarack resort, lucky peak dam, little redfish lake, Targhee pass, goat lake, dworshak dam, American falls dam, marshall lake, mica peak.
Cities in Idaho
The state capital of Idaho is Boise. There are other cities like: meridian, nampa, Idaho falls, Pocatello, Caldwell, twin falls, Lewiston, Post falls. The northwest nazarine university is being located in Nampa. The Idaho state university is being located in Pocatello. The fastest growing city is Idaho is a suburb of the city Boise which is known as the meridian. The main offices of the Idaho national laboratory are being located in the Idaho falls. The college of Idaho is being located in Caldwell. The college of southern Idaho is present in the twin falls.
There are also smaller cities and towns located in this state Idaho. Some of them are: American falls, arco, boners ferry, buhl, bone, cascant, craigmont, cottonwood, drigs, eden, Emmett, grangeville, Greenleaf, Ferdinand, firth, fruit land, filer, hazelton, homedale, island park, Kimberly, kellogg, lapwai, malad city, mackay, mccall, melba, Montpelier, Mullan, New Meadows, New Plymouth, Nezperce, Notus, Oakley, Orofino, paris, parma, payette, pierce, plummer, preston, rigby, riggings, reubens, Rupert, salmon, sand point, shelley, soda springs, St. Anthony, St. Maries, Stanley, star, sun valley, Wallace, weippe, weiser, wilder, Winchester, Worley.
In the cities of this states, there are also a huge number of parks and national wildlife refuges. Some of them includes: Bear lake national wildlife refuge, Grays lake national wildlife refuge, camas national wildlife refuge, deer flat national wildlife refuge, Lake cascade state park, Winchester lake state park, round lake state park, old mission state park, thousand springs state park, priest lake state park, heybum state park, castle rocks state park.
Few cities of Idaho:
Some of the cities of the state Idaho are being discussed in details with all suitable information.
Map of Boise
The most populous city of the Idaho state of the United States is the city Boise. The population of this city is about 214,237. Coming to the area of this city, it is about 207.3 square kilometres. There are a lot of places which can be visited and further enjoyed.
Some of the places worth visiting are: world center for birds of prey, discovery center of Idaho, table rock and there are also few colleges over there like Carrington college, Concordia university college of law, bosie bible college, almeda university, Milan Institute, Apollo college, brown mackie college, oliver finely academy of cosmetology, IIT Technical Institute.
Map of Nampa
In the United States, this city is being considered as one of the largest city. The area of this city is about 51.54 square kilometres and the population of this city nampa is about 86,518. This city is also very famous for its natural beauty and for its wonderful weather. It is also the city of the canyon county.
From the west of Boise, this city is being located at 20 miles away. From the west of meridian, this city is being located at 6 miles away which is approximately about 10 kilometres. The word nampa has been derived from a word which is Shoshoni which means moccasin or footprint. In the 1890s, the first elementary school was made in this city. The name of that particular school is lake view school.
The growth rate of nampa is quite fast. It is growing at a very rapid rate. There are a huge number of retailers residing in this nampa city. Some of them are: Costco, target, best buy, cost plus world market, olive garden, michael’s, dressbam, old navy, bed bath and beyond, Petco and kohl’s. A great shopping center is the nampa gateway center. There are almost 15 elementary schools and 4 middle schools and 4 high schools in the nampa school district. The northwest Nazarene university and the college of western Idaho are the colleges which are being located in the nampa city.
Map of Meridian
In the United States of Idaho, this city is being located in the Ada County. The population of this city is about 75,092 in numbers. After biose and nampa, this city is being considered as the third largest city. This city is also considered as the fastest growing city in the United States.
The area of the city is about 26.84 square miles which is approximately 69.52 square kilometres. The portion which comprises of land is about 26.79 square miles which is approx. 69.39 square kilometres while the portion of water comprises about 0.05 square miles which is approx. 0.13 square kilometres. To the north of the city runs the boise river. There are about 17 total parks all over the city.
This city also contains the best of the colleges and the universities. Some of them listed are: broad view university biose, university of phoenix-idaho campus, Maranatha college and many such more.
Map of Idaho Falls
The Idaho falls is a city in the Idaho state of the United States. In the eastern part of Idaho, this city is being considered as the largest city. The population of this city is about 60,211 in numbers. The Idaho falls regional airport serves the area of the Idaho falls.
Coming to the total area the city occupies, it has an area of about 22.80 square miles which is about 59.05 square kilometres. The portion of land is about 22.35 square miles which is about 57.89 square kilometers while the portion of water is about 0.45 square miles which is approx. 1.17 square kilometres.
Also, there are neighborhoods of this city which are: downtown, the numbered streets and the west side. There are the five ethnic groups in the Idaho falls which are: english, german, irish, Mexican and Sweden.