Montana (English: Montana) is a state in the northwestern United States, states may come from the Spanish Monta n a, the state economy to Agriculture and animal husbandry
The main crops are mainly oats
Barley and Beet
Also, there is an important mining and lumbering.
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In 1864, a part of the Idaho border separation and the establishment of Montana border,
The black pine forest, Huangshi, Montana
To take classes for capital, became the forty-first state of the United States in 1889.
On 1876, Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong
Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer and his troops in the battle of the Little Bighorn Battle of Little Big Horn Dakota and Cheyenne Cheyenne by the Dakota Indians defeated.
In 1880, copper merchants Marcos Daly Marcus Daly bought a silver mine pit, because there are abundant copper mines in the invention of the telephone, days after the demand for copper increased, prices continue to rise, so Daly made a fortune.
In 1916, Republican Janet Rankin of Montana Jeannette Rankin became the first female member of Parliament, and is a representative only against the two world war.
In 1955, The Anaconda Aluminum Co. aluminum factory built a $sixty-five million plant in Northwest Montana investment.
In 1984, and built in 1967 by Libby hydroelectric dam project Libby Dam Hydroelectric Project.
In 1987, beginning in 1956 in Montana, the first one Interstate highway
The system completed.
In 1988, drought enduring Montana numerous forest fires spread at nearly three months after almost Yellowstone National Park in the wild animal and burn trees.
In 1996, the Unabomber Theodore Kaczynski for making and mail parcel bombs, which killed three people, near the Lincoln
Lincoln near the cabin was arrested in 1998 and sentenced to life imprisonment.
In 1998, Montana Freedman of Montana free anti government leaders in 1996 81 days and a federal agent FBI confrontation process, by a federal jury verdict was told.
The main tree species are pine and fir in Montana, rich in timber production. With gold and silver, copper, coal, petroleum, natural gas and other mineral resources.
The technology industry: environmental protection equipment and technology, electronic testing equipment, aerial equipment.
Agriculture plays an important role in the state economy. Livestock products accounted for the total income of agriculture 2/3. The main crops are barley, wheat and sugar beet, barley production ranks second in the country. The number of head of cattle ranks second in the country. The number of the third sheep a.
The state railway 7800 kilometers; highway line a total length of 120 thousand km, of which Interstate highway
1930 kilometers, the main highway 9600 kilometers. Through the air line between the major city, the airport has more than and 100 kinds.
Montana The position of the terrain
Montana covers an area of three hundred and eighty thousand eight hundred and forty-nine square kilometers, an area in all fifty United States ranked fourth. The state can be divided into two geographic regions: in the eastern part of the state, the Plains area accounted for 3/5 of the state, and in the western part of the state, the area accounted for 2/5 of the state of the rocky mountains. Call evil soil area in the eastern edge of the state, this area is famous for its rich color rock. Great Plains wheat yield rich cattle industry is very developed. There are many western plain terrain is not high mountains towering, including: Bear Paw mountain, high wood hill, snow capped mountains, as well as the small rocky mountain. Montana territory has more than and 50 subordinate to Rocky Mountains
In the mountains, toward the mountain mostly from the northwest to the southeast.
The main rivers are Montana The Missouri
And the Huangshi river. The Flathead Lake area occupies four hundred and ninety square kilometers, is the largest natural lake in the state.
Montana climate variability. The western mountain line, the climate is generally mild, rainfall is relatively high. In January the average temperature is seven degrees, the East is ten degrees below zero. The July average temperature was eighteen degrees, twenty-two degrees east. The eastern plain sometimes appears snow and strong winds from Canada in winter. The rainfall in most of the time is in the spring and early summer, and the snow most place is in the mountains.
The 2003 census, Montana has 917621 people. Composition of Ontario race is as follows:
89.5% white (non Hispanic), 2% Hispanic, 0.3% were African American, 6.2% native Indians, 0.2% Asian Americans, 1.7% mixed race.
According to the 2000 population census, in Montana residents ancestor, the Germans (27%) is the second most. Ireland
The British people (14.8%), (10.6%), Norway
People (10.6%) and American (5.1%).
Montana State university University of Montana
University of Montana
University of Montana)
Montana Private University
Carroll College (Carroll College) University of Great Falls
(University of Great Falls)
The Rocky Mountain Institute (Rocky Mountain College)
Montana Other colleges and Universities
Boz Mann Academy of Cosmetology Academy of Cosmetology (Bozeman)
Montana State University of North Montana State University Northern (Havre) University of Montana
Montana Tech of The University of Montana (Butte) Rocky Mountain College
Rocky Mountain College (Billings)
Sage Technical Services, Oracle technology services (Billings)
Salish University Salish Kootenai College (Pablo)
Stone Child College stone child College (Box Elder) University of Great Falls
University of Great Falls (Great Falls) Montana State University
University of Montana - Missoula (Missoula)
Montana State University of Western University of (Dillon) Montana - Western
Billings performing arts groups: billings symphony and chorus, Montana
An important town in Billings
Take the actor's. Is located in Grand Rapids, ladder Quartet and falls Symphony association also held music performance. Located in Bozeman Montana ballet classical and modern dance performances. The rest of the year, will launch the music and theatrical performance. Montana Museum: located in Grand Rapids, C.M., located in the Russell Museum Browning
(Browning) the Plains Indian Museum and crafts center located on the campus of Montana State University, and the Museum of the rockies.
Montana The symbol of the city
Is the state flower of dogbane (Bitterroot). The state bird is the wild west Lark (Western Meadowlark). The state tree is the pine (Ponderosa Pine). The motto is "gold and silver" (Gold and Silver).
Religion, Montana population proportion of faith are as follows.
Protestant, 27% Roman Catholic and 3% other Rome Catholic Christian followers of Other Christian, Other Religions, 0% other religions 11% non believers Non-Religious
In the state of the Protestant, three factions as before: Lutheran
Lutheran:12%, The Methodist Church
Montana Sports Basketball
The Continental Basketball Association
Bart saucebox (Butte Daredevils)
Explorer (Great Falls Explorers) falls Baseball
The Billings Mustangs (Billings Mustangs, rookie level pioneer league team: Cincinnati Reds)
Helena brewer (Helena Brewers, rookie level pioneer league team: Milwaukee Brewers)
Great Falls White Sox (Great Falls White Sox, the new class Vanguard Alliance, female team: the Chicago White Sox) missoula
The giant Missoula Ospreys, new class Osprey (Pioneer League, team: Arizona
Montana Natural scenery
In Montana, you can see the movie "A River Runs Through It", "The Horse Whisperer", "Far and Away", "The River Wild" in the mountains, valleys, deserts and plains.
Montana have two very spectacular natural terrain.
The Rocky Mountains
Montana geographic location
The northern end of the prairie. Montana grasslands cover 3/5 of the area, except for some isolated mountains and valleys, Montana prairie has been extended to the west of the Rocky Mountains, the climate is very unstable.
The northern Rocky Mountain Donglu extends to the north of the browning "Browning" and "Great Falls" to the west of great falls, Montana mountains continue to extend to the south of the border near Livingstone "Livingston" Red, Lodge, and West Yellowstone National Park. Orogenic movement is not exposed to high level to become the place of the valley, the mountains separated. The magnificent mountains in Montana national Glacier Garden "Glacier National Park" and the Northern Rockies evident.
From the many mountain snow melt after the confluence of the river, The Missouri
And "Missouri". The Yellowstone River
"Yellowstone" is the most important river in montana. From Huang Shihe Wyoming
After the origin to the north by Montana Billings in the southern mountains, after "Billings" become a Prairie River. Another river Missouri river originates from Three Forks, the Huangshi River west of the intersection of the Huangshi River, still retain the original Lewis Meriwether Lewis and Clark William Clark arrived to the original, but the Missouri river is different, built in the basin there are many dams.
Montana natural landscape remains in the state in 10 countries and 13 wild forest protection area. Two national parks in Montana territory, including Glacier Garden (Glacier National Park) and a part of the Yellowstone National Park. In particular the Montana River, most of them still retains the original style, such as Flathead, a part of the Missouri River and the forty-eight, the longest river - Huangshi river natural freedom. Yellowstone National Park
Park is located in the northeast part of the Yellowstone National Park montana, Yellowstone National Park
(Yellowstone National Park) is located in the Rocky Mountains, known as the "backbone of America" is the U.S. National Park, located in the United States (The United States of America) in the western North The Rocky Mountains
Between and Jishan lava plateau. Elevation of 2134-2438 meters, an area of 8956 square kilometers. It is Americans proudly called "the one and only the magical paradise on earth". The traffic is convenient, more than and 500 kilometers of mountain road, the main attractions of the scenic hiking routes together, up to more than 1 thousand and 500 km.
Montana Tourist spots
1 Beartooth Scenic Highway the Beartooth highway landscape
The 2 St. Helen church Cathedral of St. Helena
3 Russell C.M. Russell Museum Museum
4 The Gates of the Mountain Recreation Area
5 Glacier National Park Glacier National Park
6 to the sun Road Going-to-the-Sun Road
7 Last Chance Gulch Tour
8 Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park
9 Little Bighorn Battlefield Little Bighorn Battlefield national Monument National Memorial Chorten
10 Montana Historical Society Museum Library and Archives
11 Rocky Mountain Museum Museum of the Rockies
12 State Capitol State Capitol
13 Virginia city Virginia City
14 Yellowstone National Park ellowstone National Park
Montana had the famous movie actor: Gary Cooper
(Cary Cooper), television news anchor Walter Huntley (Chet Huntley), writer Dorothy Johnson (Dorothy M. Johnson), actress Mana Roy (Myrna Loy), the first female A member of the House of Representatives
Janet Rabkin (Jeannette Rankin), and atomic energy research chemist Halot Clayton Yuri (Harold Clayton Urey), Senator Max Baucus
(Max Baucus). NBA Basketball Coach: "Phil Jackson Jackson, who lives in Montana Deal Rocky.
Montana An important event
In July 8, 2014, the United States Montana, a train carrying The Boeing 737
The freight train derailed near Kharak, many body falling into the fork river (Clark Fork River).
The train has 19 cars in this accident caused by the derailment, three Boeing 737 fuselage zhuihe (Assembly this train of 90 cars, carrying 6 737 and 777 747 aircraft fuselage and use). These parts are produced by factories in Kansas. Boeing 737 planes made 42 month.
Witnesses said the scene of the train was derailed Hollywood
Large, but fortunately no casualties.
At present, the investigators are still in the analysis of the causes of the accident. The railway company has commissioned three professional rescue company responsible for the fuselage will be salvaged from the river. In addition, the road speed limit of 60 km, and along the river along the way. It is not clear whether the derailment with speeding.