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Entered the Union: May 11, 1858 (32nd State)

Minnesota Capital City: Saint Paul

Lagest Cities in Minnesota: Minneapolis, Saint Paul, Rochester, Duluth, Bloomington, Brooklyn Park, Plymouth, St. Cloud, Eagan, Woodbury

Bordering States: Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Minnesota 2013 Population (Estimate): 5,420,380

Minnesota 2010 Population (Estimate): 5,303,925

Origin of State Name: From a Dakota Indian word meaning “sky-tinted water”

State Motto: L'Étoile du Nord (The North Star)

Minnesota Nickname: North Star State; Gopher State; Land of 10,000 Lakes

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