city in and state capital of Idaho, United States
Boise is the capital city of the U.S. state of Idaho. It is also the county seat of Ada County.
City of Trees
Energy Peril Success
|Coordinates: Coordinates: 43°36′49″N 116°12′12″W / 43.61361°N 116.20333°W|
|• Mayor||David H. Bieter|
|• City||64 sq mi (170 km2)|
|• Land||63.8 sq mi (165 km2)|
|• Water||0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)|
|Elevation||2,700 ft (823 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain Standard Time)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (Mountain Daylight Time)|
The Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial is in Boise. It is the only human rights memorial in the US.
Origin of nameEdit
Although different people believe different stories about the origin of the name, it is generally accepted that the name Boise originates from the French word boisée which means wooded.
- Torrie Wilson: model
- Wayne Walker: former football player and Sports commentator
- ↑ "Boise City-Nampa, ID Metro Area; Idaho (2010)". American Fact Finder. United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 6 May 2016. Retrieved 9 May 2016.
- ↑ "The name "Boise"" (PDF). Reference Series, no. 32. Idaho State Historical Society. 1971. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-09-30. Retrieved 9 May 2016.