Iowa: The Hawkeye State
Map of U.S. showing location of Iowa


CAPITAL: Des Moines

STATEHOOD: 1846; 29th state

ATTRACTIONS: Effigy Mounds National Monument

FUN FACT: Iowa is a leading producer of ethanol fuel, an energy source made mainly from corn.

Iowa state flag
State Tree: oak; State Bird: eastern goldfinch; State Flower: wild rose; State Quarter

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Photos: Gaussian_Blur, iStockphoto (quarter); FrankvandenBergh, iStockphoto (flag); Stephen Bonk, Dreamstime (goldfinch); deebrowning, iStockphoto (oak); Iurii Konoval, Dreamstime (wild rose)

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