When Dakota Territory was created in 1861 it was named for the Dakota
Indian tribe. Dakota is a Sioux word meaning friends or allies.
The Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba on the north,
Minnesota on the east, South Dakota to the south, and Montana as its
western neighbor border North Dakota.
North Dakota grows more sunflowers than any other state.North Dakota is the only state that I have not visited. It is on my bucket list.
I think North Dakota is generally state #50 for most people. There is just not a big specific draw there like a National Park or must see attraction. For what it is worth, it was ~#40 for me since I was there for work about twelve years ago.
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