The Eastern part of North Dakota falls in the Central Time Zone , which is 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-6) and the Western part of North Dakota falls in the Mountain Time Zone, which is 7 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-7). The division between Central and Mountain time roughly follows the Missouri River. About 75% of North Dakota is in the Central time zone, and 4 counties are split between the two time zones.
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North Dakota is a U.S. state located along the northern border of the United States, at the center of the North American continent.
North Dakota is bordered by Minnesota, across the Red River of the North (E), South Dakota (S), Montana (W), the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba (N).
Commonly called a Midwestern or Great Plains state, the state is notable for its agriculture and energy industries.
The state takes its name from the old Dakota Territory, which in turn was named after the Dakota Native Americans. Its U.S. postal abbreviation is ND. The entire state is covered by telephone area code 701.
Bismarck, on the eastern bank of the Missouri River is the North Dakota state capital and Fargo is the largest city.