Geography - United States Map

Capital - St. Paul
Nicknames. North Star State, Land of 10,000 Lakes, The Gopher State.

Population ( 2010 census ) 5,303,925.
Minnesota is the 21st. most populous of the United States of America with approximately 60% of its residents living in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul metropolitan area which is known as the 'Twin Cities'.

Motto. L’Étoile du Nord (French for - The Star of the North).
Minnesota is the northernmost U.S. state other than Alaska. The highest point in the state is Eagle Mountain which is 2,302 feet high.

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