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
The entire state is covered by telephone area code 701.
North Dakota Population
, on the eastern
bank of the Missouri River is the North Dakota state capital and
the largest city.
The Eastern part of North Dakota falls in the
, which is 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-6) and the
Western part of North Dakota falls in the
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.
Current time now in
Time Zone: America Chicago (USA Central Time)
Antler, North Dakota
Ashley, North Dakota
Beach Berthold Beulah
Bisbee, North Dakota
Bismarck Bottineau Bowman Cando Carson Casselton Cooperstown Crosby Devils Lake Dickinson
Drake, North Dakota
Drayton Edgeley Elgin Ellendale
Enderlin, North Dakota
Esmond, North Dakota
Fargo Fessenden Flaxton Forman Garrison Grand Forks Granville Grenora Harvey Hazen
Hettinger, North Dakota
Hillsboro Jamestown Kathryn Kenmare Killdeer LaMoure Leeds Linton Lisbon
Litchville, North Dakota
Maddock Mandan Marmarth Mayville Max McClusky McVille Medora Minnewaukan Milnor Minot Mohall Napoleon New Leipzig New Rockford New Town Northwood Oakes Parshall Pick City Portal Portland Powers Lake Rolla Rugby Rutland Sherwood St. John
Stanton, North Dakota
Stanley Steele Strasburg Towner Turtle Lake Valley City Velva Wahpeton Walhalla Washburn Wishek Williston Zap
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