State AbbreviationMN
StatehoodMay 11, 1858
State CapitalSt. Paul
State SizeTotal (Land + Water): 86,939 sq miles; Land Only: 79,610 sq miles
Number of Counties87
State Population (2010)5,303,925
Electoral Votes10
State Quarter Issue Date4-Apr-05
State MottoL’Étoile du Nord (The star of the North)
State FlowerLady slipper
State BirdCommon Loon
NicknameNorth Star State, Gopher State, Land of 10,000 Lakes
State FlagMinnesota State Flag
Area Codes218, 320, 507, 612, 651, 763, 952
Top 5 Cities (2010 population)Minneapolis (382,578)
St. Paul (285,068)
Rochester (106,769)
Duluth (86,265)
Bloomington (82,893)
Major Sports TeamsMLB: Minnesota Twins
NFL: Minnesota Vikings
NBA: Minnesota Timberwolves
NHL: Minnesota Wild
Federal PrisonsNone
Federal Correctional InstitutionsFederal Correctional Institution, Sandstone
Federal Correctional Institution, Waseca
State PrisonsMinnesota Correctional Facility – Faribault
Minnesota Correctional Facility – Lino Lakes
Minnesota Correctional Facility – Willow River/Moose Lake
Minnesota Correctional Facility – Oak Park Heights
Minnesota Correctional Facility – St. Cloud
Minnesota Correctional Facility – Stillwater
Minnesota Correctional Facility – Red Wing
Minnesota Correctional Facility – Rush City
Minnesota Correctional Facility – Shakopee
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