2) The capital and biggest city of Idaho is Boise.
4) Wallace is the hometown of Lana Turner, the famous Hollywood star of the yesteryears.
5) Idaho is nicknamed the Gem State because of its gemstone resources.
6) The official flower of the state is Lewis Mock Orange or Syringa.
7) The official tree is the Western White Pine.
8) The official fish is the Cutthroat Trout.
9) The official bird is the Mountain Bluebird.
10) The tallest point of Idaho is Mt. Borah. The elevation is 12,662 feet.
11) The official mammal is The Appaloosa.
12) Important industries of Idaho include healthcare, travel and tourism, processed food, manufacturing, cultivation, and mining. 21) The state slogan is North to the Future.
22) The official state gemstone is the jade.
23) The official state mineral is gold. Gold was chosen as the state mineral in 1968.
24) The official state insect is the four-spot skimmer dragonfly.
25) Bennie Benson, a 13-year-old from Cognac, Alaska planned the state flag in 1926.
26) Alaska is nicknamed America's Last Frontier.
27) After every four years, the residents of Alaska choose a Governor and a Lieutenant Governor by ballots who continue for a term of four years.
28) The Alaska State Legislature consists of a House of Representatives and Senate.
29) Twenty senators are chosen for a term of four years and forty diplomats are elected for a term of two years.
30) Alaska's Constitution was sanctioned in 1956 and came into existence in 1959, when it became the 49th state of the U.S.
31) Almost 33% of Alaska is situated inside the Arctic Circle.
32) In the beginning, the Alaska Highway was constructed as an army provision way during the Second World War.
33) The state features the lowest density of population in the country.
34) In 1898, the unearthing of gold in the Yukon region started a gold rush. Subsequently, gold was found at Fairbanks and Nome.
35) Alaska is an environmental wonder. If a scale map of the state is put on top of a map of the 48 lower states, the state stretches from shore to shore.
36) The shoreline of the state stretches for more than 6,600 miles.
37) Alaska is the biggest state in the U.S. and is more than two times the area of Texas. If gauged from north to south, the length of the state is around 1,400 miles and if it is gauged from east to west, the breadth of the state is 2,700 miles.
38) Attu, Agattu, and Kiska are the only regions in the Northern United States that were captured by Japanese forces during the Second World War.
39) The most precious natural resource of the state is oil. It is home to what is known as the biggest oil field in Northern U.S.
40) There was a volcanic eruption in Mount Augustine in 1986, which was close to Anchorage.
41) The geographical core of Alaska is located 60 miles northwest of Mount McKinley.
42) The biggest national forest in the U.S. is the Tongass National Forest.
43) 17 of the 20 tallest summits in the U.S. are situated in Alaska.
44) Mt. McKinley is the tallest peak in North America with an elevation of 20,320 feet above sea level. It lies in the center of Alaska.
45) The biggest city in the state is Anchorage and the second biggest is Fairbanks.
46) The biggest mountain range in the state is the Alaska Range. It stretches from the Cape of Alaska to the Yukon Province.
47) The highest temperature of 100˚ Fahrenheit was recorded in Alaska at Fort Yukon in 1915. In 1971, the lowest temperature of -80˚ Fahrenheit was recorded at Prospect Creek Camp.
48) The malamute sled dog in Alaska is physically powerful and deeply furred. It was raised as a variety by an Eskimo community known as the Malemiuts.
49) The name Alaska originated from the Eskimo term Alakshak, which stands for cape or vast territories.
50) The official state song is "Alaska's Flag".
13) The oldest construction in Idaho is the Cataldo Mission.
14) The Eastern Idaho State Fair is held at Blackfoot.
15) The state anthem is "Here We Have Idaho".
16) The official bug is the Monarch Butterfly.
17) Idaho is famous for people like Ernest Hemingway, Mariel Hemingway, Harmon Killebrew, and Lana Turner.
18) The state is rich in natural resources like gold, copper, silver, lead, wood, and zinc.
19) The official fossil is the Hagerman Horse.
20) The official gemstone is the Star garnet.