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Capital - Boise
Nickname. Gem State.
Motto. Esto Perpetua (It is Forever).
Population (2010 census). 1,567,582 -- rank, 42nd state. Urban, 54.0%; rural, 46.0%. Persons per square mile, 12.3 (persons per square kilometer, 4.7)-- rank, 43rd state.
Extent. Area, 83,564 square miles (216,430 square kilometers), including 1,152 square miles (2,984 square kilometers) of water surface (13th state in size).
Elevation. Highest, Borah Peak, 12,662 feet (3,859 meters), near Chilly; lowest, Snake River, 710 feet (216 meters), near Lewiston; average, 5,000 feet (1,524 meters).
Geographic Center. 24 miles (39 kilometers) southwest of Challis.
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