Iowa

Summary

Capital
Country
Population
2,224,771 (1910)
2,404,021 (1920)
674,913 (1860)
GDP (nominal)
129,026,000,000 (2007, US$)
Area
145,743 km² (56272 mi²)
People born here
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (F, 616, 630)
 

Court jurisdiction area

Courts
 

Bibs Location

Type
State
Country
Is clear
no
 

Administrative Area

Administrative parent
Administrative children
Capital
 

Context name

Abbreviation
IA
Nickname
The Hawkeye State
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Iowa (1921-03-12)
 

Dated location

Date founded
1846-12-28
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
 

Statistical region

Religions
Baptist (5, 2002)
Christianity (5, 2002)
Unemployment Rate
2008-08-01 (4.3)
2008-09-01 (4.2)
2008-10-01 (4.2)
Minimum wage
2012-01-01 (US$, 7.25, Hour)
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Fictional Setting

Fictional Characters Born Here
 

Administrative Division

Country
Official symbols
State Amphibian (Bullfrog)
State bird (1933, American Goldfinch)
State Fish (2001, Channel catfish)
Capital
 

Political District

Representatives
Elections
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government positions
Government bodies
Governing officials
Governor of Iowa (Chet Culver, 2007-01-12, 2011-01-14, Governor)
Iowa Attorney General (Thomas John Miller, 1995, Attorney General)
? (Terry E. Branstad, 2011-01-14, Governor)
Agencies
Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division
 

Location

Geolocation
-93.372 × 42.0546451333
Contains
Contained by
United States, with Territories
Adjoins
Time zone(s)
Partially contains
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