English is the official language. The total area is 216,632 km². The total population is 1,523,816 inhabitants .
The capital is Boise. It’s the metropolitan area and the largest city.
Climate in Idaho can be hot, although extended periods over 38 °C for the maximum temperature are rare. Hot summer days are tempered by the low relative humidity and cooler evenings during summer months since, for most of the state, the highest diurnal difference in temperature is often in the summer. Winters can be cold, although extended periods of bitter cold weather below zero are unusual.
The ambiguous religious affiliations of Idahoans are:
Protestant – 29.3%
LDS (Mormon) – 22.8%
Catholic – 14.3%
Non-Denominational Christian – 13.6%
None – 12.7%
Other – 7.2%
The Idaho History Center, Old Penitentiary Road, Boise, the headquarters of the Idaho State Historical Society, holding Lincoln .
The Salmon is also known as “The River of No Return”.
The city of Coeur d'Alene has grown significantly in recent years due in part to a substantial increase in tourism, encouraged by several resorts in the area.
The Silver Valley is a region of the Coeur d'Alene Mountains in northern Idaho noted for its mining heritage, dating back to the 1880s.
The Snake River is a major tributary of the Columbia River in the U.S. states of Wyoming, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve is a national monument and national preserve located in the Snake River Plain in central Idaho, near the small town of Arco.
Visited this "statue" it isn't worth the time. The picture is extremely deceiving. The statue is actually about four feet tall and next to a rather uninspiring building. The town it's in is actually quite nice.
Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument near Hagerman, Idaho, contains the largest concentration of Hagerman Horse fossils in North America.