State Symbols (capital, bird, tree, flag...)

  • Beverage Milk
  • Bird Western Meadowlark
  • Capital Bismarck is the Capital of North Dakota
  • Coat of Arms Displayed for the first time by the National Guard at Camp Grafton on June 16, 1957
  • Creed Written by Frank L. McVey
  • Dance Square Dance
  • Fish Northern Pike
  • Flag North Dakota's dark blue field displays a bald eagle holding an olive branch and a bundle of arrows in its claws.
  • Flower Wild Prairie Rose
  • Fossil Teredo Petrified Wood
  • Fruit Chokecherry
  • Grass Western Wheatgrass
  • Great Seal The North Dakota Great Seal is the state's only symbol that is protected by state law (Section 54-02-01 of the North Dakota Century Code).
  • Honorary State Equine Nokota Horse
  • Insect Convergent Lady Beetle (Lady Bug)
  • Language North Dakota joined other states in a nationwide movement to make English the official language
  • March Flickertail March
  • Motto Liberty and Union Now and Forever, One and Inseparable
  • Nicknames
  • North Dakota State Quarter The 39th coin released in the 50 State® Quarter Program
  • Origin of the Name
  • Song North Dakota Hymn with words by James W. Foley and music by Dr. C. S. Putnam
  • Tree American Elm


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