Largest Cities in Minnesota

Minnesota (Indian ‘sky blue sea’; abbreviated Minn. or MN), state in the United States bordering Canada. Many Norwegian emigrants settled in this state.

The surface area is 218,600 kmĀ², and the state has about 5.1 million inhabitants. The capital is St. Paul.

Minnesota has a lot of agriculture, livestock, food industry, wood processing industry and mining of iron ore. The state includes the area west of the Superior Lake and the upper part of the Mississippi – a rolling plain with many lakes. Duluth is an important port city. The area was territory in 1849 and state in 1858. Minnesota is called North Star State and Gopher State.

Many Norwegian emigrants settled in this state.

Biggest Cities of Minnesota by Population

Rank City State Population
1 Minneapolis MN 382689
2 St. Paul MN 285179
3 Rochester MN 106880
4 Duluth MN 86376
5 Bloomington MN 83004
6 Brooklyn Park MN 75892
7 Plymouth MN 70687
8 St. Cloud MN 65953
9 Eagan MN 64317
10 Woodbury MN 62072
11 Maple Grove MN 61678
12 Coon Rapids MN 61587
13 Eden Prairie MN 60908
14 Burnsville MN 60417
15 Blaine MN 57297
16 Lakeville MN 56065
17 Minnetonka MN 49845
18 Apple Valley MN 49195
19 Edina MN 48052
20 St. Louis Park MN 45361
21 Mankato MN 39420
22 Moorhead MN 38176
23 Maplewood MN 38129
24 Shakopee MN 37187
25 Richfield MN 35339
26 Cottage Grove MN 34700
27 Inver Grove Heights MN 33991
28 Roseville MN 33771

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