Discover The Spirit in North Dakota
North Dakota invites you to “Discover The Spirit” in the 39th state to be admitted to statehood (November 2, 1889). Bismarck is the capital city. The Western Meadowlark is the state bird and the Wild Prairie Rose is the state flower.
Wheat, barley, sunflowers, milk, sugar beets and cattle are the agricultural elements to the economy with industrial interests in food processing, mining, machinery and tourism.
The gross domestic produce of North Dakota was $36.8-billion (2013) and the state’s unemployment rate is noted as the lowest in the nation pegged at just 3.1% (June 2013) and has not gone above 5% since the late 1980s.