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Quick Facts: Montana
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Capital City: Helena

Montana: Map and State Flag

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Nickname: Treasure State
Motto: Oro y Plata (Gold and Silver)
Statehood: November 8,1889 (41st)
Origin of State's Name: Based on Latin or Spanish word for "mountainous"
Largest Cities: Billings, Great Falls, Butte, Missoula, Helena
Border States: Idaho, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming
Land Area: 145,556 sq. mi., 4th largest
State Bird: Western Meadowlark
State Flower: Bitterroot (lewisia rediviva)
State Tree: Ponderosa pine (pinus ponderosa)
State Song: Montana
E-mail your Congressperson: U.S. House: 112th Congress
U.S. Senate: 112th Congress

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