Everything You Need to Know About the State of Minnesota (MN)

Minnesota, was unified as the 32nd state on May 11, 1858. Nicknamed as the Land of 10,000 Lakes or the North Star State, it is located most northerly of the 48 conterminous U.S. states. Minnesota has its boundary with the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Ontario to the north, the Lake Superior and Wisconsin to the east, Iowa to the south and South Dakota and North Dakota to the west. Minnesota is the abode of the Mall of America, which contains over 400 stores and gathers nearly 40 million people a year.  Minnesota’s standard of living index is among the highest in the country, and it is also among the best-educated and wealthiest in the nation.

The state is a section of the U.S. region dubbed as the Upper Midwest and part of North America’s Great Lakes Region. With a large area covering approximately 2.25% of the United States, Minnesota is the 12th-largest state. In addition, there is the largest concentration of transportation, business, industry, education, and government are also here.

The state capital is St. Paul. L’Étoile du Nord (“Star of the North”)- has been adopted as the state motto.