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Federated state of the Central and Eastern USA, 145,753 km², 2,982,085
residents (2006 estimate), 20 inhabitants / km², capital: Des
Moines. Borders: Minnesota (N), South
Dakota (NW), Wisconsin and Illinois (E), Missouri (S), Nebraska (W).
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The Missouri and Big Sioux, with its left tributary, all mark the Iowa's
western border, while the Mississippi flows along the eastern one; the other
major streams are tributaries of Mississippi (Wapsipinicon, Cedar, Iowa, Des
Moines) or Missouri (Big Sioux, Little Sioux). Iowa, whose fertile flat or
gently undulating land lends itself well to cereal cultivation, is among the
largest US producers of corn and oats; other agricultural products of particular
importance are soy, barley, flax, potatoes and forage, which feeds the thriving
livestock farm (pigs, cattle, poultry). Coal and building materials are
extracted from the subsoil. The predominant industrial activity is the
processing of agricultural and livestock products, particularly concentrated in
the capital and cities of Cedar Rapids, Davenport,, Waterloo, Dubuque, Council
Bluffs and Iowa City.
First explored by Louis Joliet and father Jacques Marquette in 1673, it was
incorporated from France into Louisiana as part of the Mississippi valley. Sold
in 1762 to Spain because included in the western section of the said valley, it
returned to France in 1800, which sold it to the United States in 1803.
Inhabited almost exclusively by Indians (Iowa, Omaha, Oto and Missouri), it had
the first white settlement in the 1830; systematic immigration began in 1833.
First united to the Indiana territories. Louisiana, Missouri and Wisconsin in
1838 became autonomous, but with an area that included present-day Minnesota and
parts of the two Dakotas. He entered the Union in 1846.
Below you will see top cities in Iowa.
City (193,422 residents; 427,436 residents the metropolitan area in 1996),
and capital of the State of Iowa (USA), located 245 m on the homonymous river,
at the confluence of the Raccoon River, 490 km WSW of Chicago. An important road
and railway junction in the center of an area rich in coal deposits, it is home
to the food, mechanical, rubber, wood, cement and graphic-publishing
industries. Airport. Drake University (1881) is located there. Founded in 1843,
it was elevated to state capital in 1857.
City (357,800 residents in 1996) of the State of Iowa (USA), 250 km E
of Des Moines, on the right of the Mississippi River, opposite Rock
Island (Illinois). Food, mechanical, electrical engineering and cement
City (66,500 residents) of the State of Iowa (USA), 150 km NE of Des
Moines, 259 m on the Cedar River. Railway junction and agricultural and
livestock market (cattle, horses) with food, textile and mechanical
City (62,300 residents) of the State of Iowa (USA), 260 km NE of Des
Moines, 213 m on the right of the Mississippi River. Railway hub and
agricultural market, it is home to mechanical, textile, chemical, food and wood
industries. University (1852). Airport.
City (57,000 residents) of the State of Iowa (USA), 190 km WSW of Des
Moines, 296 m on the left of the Missouri River,
opposite Omaha (Nebraska). Important road and railway junction, there is an
agricultural (cereals) market and home to the food and mechanical
City (50,500 residents) of the State of Iowa (USA), 170 km E of Des Moines,
209 m on the Iowa River (530 km), right tributary of Mississippi. It is an
agricultural and livestock market and home to the food and
chemical-pharmaceutical industries and the University of Iowa, founded in 1847.
Airport. It was the capital of Iowa from 1839 to 1857.