Minnesota

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Minnesota
KintraUnitit States
Afore stateheidMinnesota Territory
Admittit tae the UnionMey 11, 1858 (32nt)
Lairgest ceetyMinneapolis
Lairgest metroMinneapolis–Saint Paul
Govrenment
 • GovrenorMark Dayton (DFL)
 • Lieutenant GovernorTina Smith (DFL)
LegislaturMinnesota Legislatur
 • Upper hooseSenate
 • Lawer hooseHoose o Representatives
U.S. senatorsAmy Klobuchar (DFL)
Al Franken (DFL)
U.S. Hoose delegation5 Democrats, 3 Republicans (leet)
Population
 • Total5,489,594 (2,015 est)[1]
 • Density26.6/km2 (68.9/sq mi)
 • Median hooseaud income
$68730[2]
 • Income rank
6t
Leid
Trad. abbreviationMinn.
Latitude43° 30′ N tae 49° 23′ N
Longitude89° 29′ W tae 97° 14′ W

Minnesota (Listeni/ˌmɪnˈstə/; locally Aboot this soond[ˌmɪnəˈso̞ɾɐ]) is a state in the midwastren an northren regions o the Unitit States. Minnesota wis admittit as the 32nt U.S. state on Mey 11, 1858, creatit frae the eastren hauf o the Minnesota Territory. The state haes a muckle nummer o lochs, an is kent bi the slogan "Land of 10,000 Lakes". Its offeecial motto is L'Étoile du Nord (French: Starn o the North).

Minnesota is the 12t lairgest in aurie an the 22nt maist populous o the U.S. states; nearly 60 percent o its residents live in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan aurie (kent as the "Twin Cities"), the centre o transportation, business, industrie, eddication, an govrenment an hame tae an internaitionally kent airts commonty. The remainder o the state consists o westren prairies nou gien ower tae intensive agricultur; deciduous forests in the sootheast, nou pairtially cleared, fermed an settled; an the less populatit North Woods, uised for minin, forestry, an recreaution.

Minnesota is kent for its progressive poleetical orientation an its heich rate o ceevic pairteecipation an voter turnoot. Til; European settlement, Minnesota wis inhabitit bi the Dakota an Ojibwe/Anishinaabe. In the 19t an early 20t centuries, a muckle nummer o European settlers entered the state that haed mainly emigratit frae Scandinavie an Germany. The state remeens the day a centre o Scandinavian American an German American cultur. In recent decades, immigration frae Asie, the Horn o Africae, the Middle East an Laitin Americae haes braidened its historic demografic an cultural composeetion. Minnesota's staundart o leevin index is amang the heichest in the Unitit States, an the state is an aa amang the best-eddicatit an walthiest in the naition.[3]

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  1. National, State, and Puerto Rico Commonwealth Totals Datasets: Population, population change, and estimated components of population change: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015 U.S. Census Bureau (2015)
  2. "Median Annual Household Income". The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Retrieved 9 December 2016.
  3. Frohlich, Thomas. "America's Most (and Least) Educated States". 24/7 WallStreet. 24/7 WallStreet. Retrieved 2 Februar 2015.

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