Facts about the state of Montana

State Flag :

State flower :


State Bird :

Western Medowlark

State Tree :

Ponderosa pine


State Motto :

Oro y Plata ' gold and silver

  • Montana is called the Treasure State because of its mineral wealth.
  • The name Montana comes from the Spanish word meaning mountainous and was first used when the area was designated a territory in 1864.
  • Helena is the capital.
  • Billings is the largest city.

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