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Where is Minnesota
Map showing location of Minnesota located in the USA?
The given Minnesota location map shows that Minnesota is located in the northern side of USA. Map of Minnesota also shows that it shares its international boundary with Canada from the north side along with state boundary shared with Iowa, Michigan, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Interestingly, Minnesota is more popularly known as 'Land of 10,000 Lakes’ and the state name is derived from a Dakota word which means sky-tinted water.
State’s largest city and capital city are Minneapolis and Saint Paul respectively; more than 60% of population lives in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area more popularly known as the Twin Cities.
Geographically, the state is located in the western prairies region; it is very fertile and suitable for agriculture. Surprisingly, Minnesota is known for its relatively liberal social and political point of reference because there is high rate of civic participation and voter turnout. Minnesota is counted among the healthiest states, and has a very literate population. The majority of residents are of German or Scandinavian descent and hence Minnesota is known as a center of Scandinavian-American culture.