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The Midwest States. How Many States in the MW?. Twelve states form the midwestern region of the United States. Facts About Ohio. Population : 11,186,000 Capital City : Columbus Nickname : Buckeye State Largest City : Columbus Climate : 26 °F and 73°F

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how many states in the mw
How Many States in the MW?
  • Twelve states form the midwestern region of the United States.
facts about ohio
Facts About Ohio
  • Population: 11,186,000
  • Capital City: Columbus
  • Nickname: Buckeye State
  • Largest City: Columbus
  • Climate: 26°F and 73°F
  • Interesting Fact: Seven Presidents were born in Ohio. (Ulysses Grant, Rutherford Hayes, James Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, Warren Harding, and William Taft)
facts about indiana
Facts About Indiana
  • Population: 5,864,000
  • Capital City: Indianapolis
  • Nickname: Hoosier State
  • Largest City: Indianapolis
  • Climate: 17°F and 86°F
  • Interesting Fact: The Indianapolis 500 automobile race attracts more people than any other single sporting event in the nation.
facts about michigan
Facts About Michigan
  • Population: 9,773,000
  • Capital City: Lansing
  • Nickname: Great Lakes State
  • Largest City: Detroit
  • Climate: 5°F and 76°F
  • Interesting Facts: Michigan leads the nation in manufacturing automobiles. One of the nation’s largest salt mines lies about 1000 feet under Detroit.
facts about illinois
Facts About Illinois
  • Population: 11,895,000
  • Capital City: Springfield
  • Nickname: Land of Lincoln
  • Largest City: Chicago
  • Climate: 13°F and 86°F
  • Interesting Fact: Chicago has the largest post office in the United States.
facts about wisconsin
Facts About Wisconsin
  • Population: 5,169,000
  • Capital City: Madison
  • Nickname: Badger State
  • Largest City: Milwaukee
  • Climate: 12°F and 80°F
  • Interesting Facts: Wisconsin produces 40% of the nation’s cheese. Wisconsin was the first state to pass a law requiring the use of seat belts in automobiles.
facts about minnesota
Facts About Minnesota
  • Population: 4,685,000
  • Capital City: St. Paul
  • Nickname: Gopher State
  • Largest City: Minneapolis
  • Climate: -2°F and 77°F
  • Interesting Fact: Minnesota reaches farther north than any other state except Alaska.
facts about iowa
Facts About Iowa
  • Population: 2,852,000
  • Capital City: Des Moines
  • Nickname: Hawkeye State
  • Largest City: Des Moines
  • Climate: 11°F and 87°F
  • Interesting Fact: Iowa farmers raise more hogs and corn for market than any other state.
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Facts About Missouri
  • Population: 5,402,000
  • Capital City: Jefferson City
  • Nickname: Show Me State
  • Largest City: Kansas City
  • Climate: 17°F and 89°F
  • Interesting Fact: Missouri is one of two states bordered by eight states. The other state is Tennessee.
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Facts About Kansas
  • Population: 2,594,000
  • Capital City: Topeka
  • Nickname: Sunflower State
  • Largest City: Wichita
  • Climate: 32°F and 79°F
  • Interesting Facts: The largest hailstone on record – weighing 1½ pounds - fell in Kansas. Kansas is the leading producer of wheat in the United States.
facts about nebraska
Facts About Nebraska
  • Population: 1,656,000
  • Capital City: Lincoln
  • Nickname: Cornhusker State
  • Largest City: Omaha
  • Climate: 23°F and 76°F
  • Interesting Fact: The largest mammoth fossil ever found was unearthed in 1922.
facts about south dakota
Facts About South Dakota
  • Population: 737,000
  • Capital City: Pierre
  • Nickname: Mt. Rushmore State
  • Largest City: Sioux Falls
  • Climate: 13°F and 75°F
  • Interesting Fact: The Homestake Mine leads in gold production in the United States.
facts about north dakota
Facts About North Dakota
  • Population: 640,000
  • Capital City: Bismarck
  • Nickname: Flickertail State
  • Largest City: Fargo
  • Climate: -2°F and 84°F
  • Interesting Fact: The geographic center of North America is near Rugby, North Dakota.