Wikijunior:North America/United States/Iowa

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The location of Iowa.

The State of Iowa is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States of America. It is the 29th state of the United States, having joined the Union on December 28, 1846. The state is named for the Ioway people, a Siouan tribe of Native Americans that formerly lived there. The State capital and largest city is Des Moines.

The Flag of Iowa.

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Nickname: The Hawkeye State

Bird: Eastern Goldfinch

Flower: Wild Rose

Grass: Bluebunch Wheatgrass

Tree: Oak

Motto: "Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain."

Rock: Geode