MINNESOTA

MINNESOTA

Skyline of Minneapolis,MN

Forward Van Linesspecializes in providing outstanding moving services to and from Minnesota, with coverage from Minneapolis and St. Paul.Minnesota was inhabited by the Dakota and Ojibwe/Anishinaabe. The large majority of the original European settlers immigrated from Scandinavia and Germany, and the state remains a center of Scandinavian and German American culture.

State webpage: http://mn.gov/

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Official language: English
Demonym: Minnesotan

Capital: Saint Paul
Largest city: Minneapolis-Saint Paul
Area: Ranked 12th in the US

  • Total: 86,939square miles (225,181km²)
  • Width: c. 200–350 miles (c. 320–560 km)
  • Length: c. 400 miles (c. 640 km)
  • % Water: 8.4
  • Latitude 43° 30′ N to 49° 23′ N
  • Longitude 89° 29′ W to 97° 14′ W
Population: Ranked 21st in the US

  • Total: 5,344,861(2011est)
  • Density: 67.1per square miles (25.9km²) Ranked 31st in the US
Elevation: Eagle Mountain

  • Highest point: 2,302 with ft (701m)
  • Mean: 1,200ft (370m)
  • Lowest point: Lake Superior 601 ft (183 m)
Before statehood: Minnesota Territory
Admission to Union:May 11, 1858 (32nd)
Go Time zones:

  • Central: UTC -6/-5
Abbreviation: MN US-MN

 

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