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Minnesota

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Capital 
St. Paul
Became a State
May 11, 1858 (32nd)
Location 
Midwest
Area
86,939 sq. miles (12th)
Population
5,303,925 (21st)
Major Cities 
Minneapolis, St. Paul
Products
sugar beets, sweet corn, green peas, turkeys, forestry
Climate
continental climate: cold winters and hot summers
Yearly Precipitation
averages 26 inches
Professional Sports Teams
Minnesota Vikings (National Football League)
MinnesotaTwins (Major League Baseball)
MinnesotaTimber Wolves (National Basketball Association)
Minnesota Wild (National Hockey League)
Major Waterways 
Minnesota River, Mississippi River, Rainy River, Red River of the North,
St. Croix River, Lake Superior
Most Famous Citizens
Francis Scott Fitzgerald (author)
Judy Garland (actress, singer)
Jean Paul Getty (businessman)
Garrison Keiller (humorist)
Sinclair Lewis (author)
Charles Mayo (physician)
Charles Schultz (cartoonist)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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