Iowa (IA)

The state of Iowa, well-known as the “Hawkeye State” and "Corn state", is located on the Middle West of the USA. Des Moines is the largest city as well as the capital of the state, another large cities are Cedar Rapids, Sioux City, Davenport, Iowa City. Located in Des Moines, the Capitol of the state Iowa is the only Capitol in a whole country which has 5 domes. The old German colony Amana, which consist of seven villages founded at the beginning of the 19 century, is one of the interesting National historic sites of the state. Here you will be able not only to see Germany of the 19 century, but also to buy handmade artworks, antiques, homemade wine and beer. Here you’ll not only be able to see Germany of the 19 century, but also be able to buy handmade artworks, antiques, homemade wine and beer. In the state there is a part of Netherlands with tulips, channels and windmills, it's called the city of Pella. Not far from the capital there is a small city Indianola, where near the National Balloon Museum a colorful Air Balloon Championship takes place in August each year. Known for its conical, linear mounds as well as mounds made in the shape of animals, birds, and reptiles built by ancient people, the Effigy Mounds National Monument is located on the territory of the state. In addition, the state is a popular place for filmmaking, when the action takes place in rural America that has almost disappeared today.

Capital: Des Moines

Population: 3,05 million.

Iowa State Slogan: Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain

Nickname: Hawkeye State, Corn state

Website: www.iowa.gov