Idaho is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of
the United States of America. The state's
largest city and capital is Boise. Residents are called "Idahoans." Idaho was admitted to the Union on 3 July 1890
as the 43rd state.
Idaho is a mostly mountainous state larger than the
whole of New England. It is landlocked,
surrounded by the states of Washington, Oregon, Nevada,Utah, Wyoming, Montana and the Canadian Province of British
Columbia. However, the network of dams and locks on the Columbia River and
Snake River make Lewiston, Idaho the farthest
inland seaport on the west coast of the
continental United States.