Idaho is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the Western United States. To the north, it shares a small portion of the Canada–United States border with the province of British Columbia. It borders the states of Montana and Wyoming to the east, Nevada and Utah to the south, and Washington and Oregon to the west. The state's capital and largest city is Boise. With an area of 83,570 square miles (216,400 km2), Idaho is the 14th largest state by land area, but with a population of approximately 1.8 million, it ranks as the 13th least populous and the 7th least densely populated of the 50 U.S. states.
Idaho is a land of mountains, forests, and rivers. The Rocky Mountains run through the state, and the Sawtooth Mountains are located in the north-central part of the state. The Salmon River is the longest river in Idaho, and the Snake River is the second longest river in the state.
Idaho is a popular destination for outdoor recreation. The state has many national parks, forests, and wilderness areas. Visitors can enjoy hiking, camping, fishing, boating, and skiing in Idaho.
Idaho is also a major agricultural state. The state's economy is based on agriculture, mining, and manufacturing. The state produces potatoes, wheat, cattle, and dairy products.
Idaho is a beautiful state with a rich history and culture. The state is home to many different Native American tribes, and the state's capital, Boise, was founded by the Oregon Trail. Idaho is a great place to live, work, and raise a family.