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Origin of Name "Iowa" comes from the Iowa River, which was named for the Iowa (or Ioway) Indians (a Sioux tribe). Area (rank) 56,276 sq mi (26th). Population (rank) 3,090,416 (30th). Capital Des Moines. Admitted to Union (rank) December 28, 1846 (29th).
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