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The Gem State

Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States. It borders the state of Montana to the east and northeast, Wyoming to the east, Nevada and Utah to the south, and Washington and Oregon to the west. To the north, it shares a small portion of the Canadian border with the province of British Columbia. With a population of approximately 1.7 million and an area of 216,440 km², Idaho is the 14th largest, the 12th least populous and the 7th least densely populated of the 50 U.S. states. The state's capital and largest city is Boise.

Geographical type: Territory

Latitude: 45° N — Longitude: 114° W

Area: 216,900 km²

ISO 3166-2 code: US-ID

Birthplace of

Robert LeFevre, in Gooding, on 13 Oct 1911

Home To

Libertarian Party of Idaho, Garden City

Measures of Freedom

Freedom in the 50 States 2015-2016 | Idaho | Cato Institute, Freedom in the 50 States
2014: Overall rank: 7, fiscal policy rank: 8, regulatory policy rank: 1, personal freedom rank: 45, economic freedom rank: 2
LP State-by-State Membership Numbers [PDF], Libertarian Party News, Apr 2006
31 Dec 2005: Number of Members: 73

The introductory paragraph uses material from the Wikipedia article "Idaho" as of 31 Oct 2018, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.