|- Total||83,642 sq mi
|- Width||305 miles (491 km)|
|- Length||479 miles (771 km)|
|- % water||0.98|
|- Latitude||42° N to 49° N|
|- Longitude||111° W to 117° W|
|Number of people||Ranked 40th|
|- Total (2010)||1,567,582|
|- Density||19.0/sq mi
|Height above sea level|
|- Highest point||Borah Peak
12,662 ft (3,862 m)
|- Average||5,000 ft (1,524 m)|
|- Lowest point||Snake River
710 ft (217 m)
|Became part of the U.S.||July 3, 1890 (43rd)|
|Governor||Butch Otter (R)|
|U.S. Senators||Larry Craig (R)
Mike Crapo (R)
|- north of Salmon River||Pacific: UTC−8/−7|
|- remainder||Mountain: UTC 7/ 6|
Idaho became a state in 1890. Its current Governor is Butch Otter. It is the 11th largest state in land area. The population of Idaho is estimated at 1,523,816 by the United States Census Bureau in 2008.
Idaho is bordered by Washington on the west, Montana on the east, Utah and Nevada on the south and the country of Canada (British Columbia) on the north side. The climate in Idaho can sometimes be hot, reaching up to 100 °F. Humidity is normally low with cooler evenings in summer months. In winter, temperatures normally drop to lower twenty's, upper teens. Sometimes, the temperature drops to several degrees below zero.
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- "Resident Population Data - 2010 Census". 2010.census.gov. 2011 [last update]. http://2010.census.gov/2010census/data/apportionment-dens-text.php. Retrieved February 20, 2011.
- "Elevations and Distances in the United States". U.S Geological Survey. 29 April 2005. http://erg.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/booklets/elvadist/elvadist.html#Highest. Retrieved 2006-11-6.