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Iowa is also located in the greater Midwest region of the USA and is very rural. The entire eastern border of Iowa is formed by the Mississippi River. The state capital is Des Moines with a population of approximately 215,000. Iowa is considered one of the most progressive states in the USA in terms of civil rights. For example, slavery, racial segregation, and discrimination against women or homosexuals were eliminated in Iowa much earlier (on paper, at least) than in other US states. Iowa-based band Slipknot named one of their albums after the state. The state's highest hill is Hawkeye Point. It is 509 meters high and thus only about 20 meters higher than its surroundings. On its top there is a grain silo. Supposedly even a summit book. Check Ask4Beauty for more information about the state of Iowa.

The Climate of Iowa

According to Abbreviation Finder, Iowa (IA) is a centrally located state of the United States of America. There is no direct connection to a sea or ocean. Also, Iowa is not located on a lake of any significance. Its location east of the mountainous west gives Iowa a mostly hilly landscape, with the northeast having… Read More »

Iowa History Timeline

French explorers Joliet and Marquette first sighted Iowa in 1673 when they were canoeing the Mississippi River . In 1682, La Salle explored the Mississippi River and claimed all the lands drained by it for King Louis XIV of France. In 1788, Julien Dubuc, the first white settler arrived. He thrived among the Mesquakie Indian… Read More »