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State of Iowa
Banner o Iowa State seal o Iowa
Flag Seal
Nickname(s): The Hawkeye State[1]
Motto(s): Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain.
Cairt o the Unitit States wi Iowa heichlichtit
Demonym Iowan
(an lairgest ceety)
Des Moines
Lairgest metro Des Moines metropolitan aurie
Aurie Ranked 26t
 • Tot {{{TotalAreaUS}}} sq mi
({{{TotalArea}}} km2)
 • Width 310 miles (500 km)
 • Lenth 199 miles (320 km)
 • % watter {{{PCWater}}}
 • Latitude 40° 23′ N tae 43° 30′ N
 • Longitude 90° 8′ W tae 96° 38′ W
Population Ranked 30t
 • Tot 3,123,899 (2015 est)<[2]
 • Density 54.8/sq mi  (21.2/km2)
Ranked 36t
 • Median hoosehauld income $48,075 (24t)
 • Heichest pynt Hawkeye Point[3][4]
1,671 ft (509 m)
 • Mean 1,100 ft  (340 m)
 • Lawest pynt Confluence o Mississippi River an Des Moines River[3][4]
480 ft (146 m)
Afore statehuid Iowa Territory
Admission to Union 28 Dizember 1846 (29t)
Govrenor Kim Reynolds (R)
Legislatur General Assembly
 • Upper hoose Senate
 • Lawer hoose House of Representatives
U.S. Senators Chuck Grassley (R)
Joni Ernst (R)
U.S. Hoose delegation 1: Rod Blum (R)
2: Dave Loebsack (D)
3: David Young (R)
4: Steve King (R) (leet)
Time zone Central: UTC -6/-5
ISO 3166 US-IA
Abbreviations IA,
Iowa state seembols
Flag of Iowa.svg
Ainimal an Plant insignia
Bird(s) Eastren goldfinch
Flouer(s) Wild rose
Grass Bluebunch wheatgrass
Tree Bur oak
Inanimate insignia
Motto Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain.
Rock Geode
Route merker(s)
Iowa Route Merker
State Quarter
Quarter of Iowa
Released in 2004
Leets o Unitit States state seembols

Iowa (Listeni/ˈ.əwə/) is a U.S. state in the Midwastren Unitit States.

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  1. "State Symbols". Iowa Department of Economic Development. Retrieved September 9, 2011. [deid airtin]
  2. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015" (CSV). U.S. Census Bureau. December 26, 2015. Retrieved December 26, 2015. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Archived frae the oreeginal on November 2, 2011. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988.

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