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Iowa, the name from the Indian language, its meaning is Sleepy Ones.
The state is DesMoines, located in South Central, is the state transportation
center, population 200 thousand, the state has 53 institutions of higher
learning. The University of Iowa as the most famous locations in the
southeastern Iowa City of IowaCity, there are twenty thousand students.
Characteristics of the state are: first, the state pig production, in fifty
states, the first. Beef cattle production in Texas, the second column. Second,
the corn yield, in fifty states, and with the Illinois listed first, soybean
yield ranks second. The state's grain output accounts for 1/10 of the total
u.s.. This state is one of the great American barn.
The state is the state of the loess". The soil is very thin, very fertile. The
state is situated between Missy Siby (East) and Missouri (west border) between
the two major rivers, there is water, but also the benefits of irrigation. The
state flat, very few ups and downs, although rich in agricultural production,
but in recent years, the rapid development of industry, gross industrial
product, has far exceeded the total value of agriculture and animal husbandry
The blank Park Zoo is located in the south of Des Moines. Opened in 1966, as
part of the association of zoos and aquariums is Iowa's only accredited zoo,
designed by animal protection, education and entertainment to introduce visitors
to the natural world, so as to enhance the people's awareness of animal
The Des Moines Art Center was established in 1948, is one of the Des Moines's
most famous private art museum, widely collect the painting, sculpture, modern
art and media material art, for art lovers to provide spatial learning.
Des Moines Art Center is the art critic rating for Des Moines, central and
Western world class art museum, art center of the central hall every year will
hold several exhibitions, each exhibition one to three months, the exhibition of
works of art from the international well-known artists. The remainder of the
museum is a permanent exhibition hall, a short - term photography art exhibition
hall and video gallery. The museum's permanent collection up to more than 4000
pieces, focusing on the 20th and 21st century contemporary and modern art. In
addition, but also covers the Literary Renaissance works, works of the
Impressionists, after Impressionist Works and in the 18th and 19th century of
Japanese woodblock prints.
Temperate continental climate. Hot summer and cold winter. Northwest in January
the average temperature of -9 degrees, the southeast of -4 degrees, the storm
can be reduced to -34. July average temperature of 34 degrees Celsius, very hot.
Maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico often brings thunderstorms. The
northwestern part of the average annual rainfall of 711 mm, 864 mm in the south,
most of the fall in the summer. Winter snowfall is less than that of the eastern
and Northern states. There is often a drought, especially in the northwest.