Minnesota is a state located in the Midwestern region of the United States. It covers an area of approximately 86,936 square miles (225,163 square kilometers) and has a population of around 5.7 million people.
Minnesota is bordered by Canada to the north, Lake Superior and Wisconsin to the east, Iowa to the south, and North Dakota and South Dakota to the west. The state’s landscape is diverse, including forests, prairies, and over 10,000 lakes.
Minnesota has a humid continental climate, with cold winters and warm summers. The state is known for its outdoor recreational opportunities, including fishing, hunting, and skiing. The state is also home to the Mall of America, one of the largest malls in the world, located in Bloomington.
The state’s economy is driven by a range of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, and finance. Minnesota is home to several major corporations, including Target Corporation, 3M, and UnitedHealth Group. The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, located on the banks of the Mississippi River, are the largest cities in Minnesota and major centers for business, culture, and education.