MONTANA

MONTANA

Glacier National Park,MT

Forward Van Linesspecializes in providing outstanding moving services to and from Montana, with coverage from Billing to Missoula.The economy is primarily based on agriculture, including ranching and cereal grain farming. Other significant economic activities include oil, gas, coal and hard rock mining, lumber, and the fastest-growing sector, tourism. The health care, service, and government sectors also are significant to the state’s economy.

State webpage: http://mt.gov

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Official language: English
Demonym: Montanan

Capital: Helena
Largest city: Billings
Area: Ranked 4th in the US

  • Total: 147,042 square miles (381,154 km²)
  • Width: 630 miles (1,015 km)
  • Length: 255miles (410km)
  • % Water: 1
  • Latitude 44°21′ N to 49° N
  • Longitude 104°2′ W to 116°3′
Population: Ranked 44th in the US

  • Total: 998,199 (2011est)
  • Density: 6.86per square miles (2.65km²) Ranked 48th in the US
Elevation:Granite Peak

  • Highest point: 12,807 with ft (383 m)
  • Mean: 3,400ft (1040 m)
  • Lowest point: KootenaiRiver at Idaho border 1,804 ft (550 m)
Before statehood: MontanaTerritory
Admission to Union:November 8, 1889 (41st)
Time zones:

  • Mountain: UTC -6/-7
Abbreviation: M.T Mont US-MT

 

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