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Minnesota is the 32nd state of the United States, having joined the Union on May 11, 1858.

Minnesota, upper Midwestern state of the United States.  Minnesota is bordered by Lake Superior and Wisconsin (E), Iowa (S), South Dakota, North Dakota (W) and the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Ontario (N).

Minnesota's name is from the Dakota people's name for the Minnesota River, mini sota, variously translated "smoky-white water" or "sky-tinted water."

The state's name is abbreviated MN (U.S. Post) or Minn.

Minnesota is the largest state by land area in the Midwestern United States and is in the sub-region known as the Upper Midwest. The most significant metropolitan area is known as the Twin Cities, which contains more than half the state's population. The Twin Cities refer to the state's most populous cities, Minneapolis and the capital of Saint Paul, along with multiple "rings" of suburbs.

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Saint Paul, the Minnesota state capital, and its larger twin,Minneapolis , are the two largest cities.Bloomington,Duluth , andRochesterare other major cities.

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Minnesota is in the Central Time Zone in the United States of America (USA).  US Central Standard Time (CST) is 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-6).

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