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Minnesota: The Land of 10,000 Lakes
Map of U.S. showing location of Minnesota

FAST FACTS

CAPITAL: St. Paul

STATEHOOD: 1858; 32nd state

ATTRACTIONS: St. Lawrence Seaway, Mall of America, 

Lake Winnibigoshish

FUN FACT: Waterskiing was invented in Minnesota in 1922.

Minnesota state flag
State Flower: pink and white lady's slipper; State Bird: common loon; State Tree: Red pine; State Quarter

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Photo credits: loon: purejoyimagery, iStockphoto (loon); gkuchera, iStockphoto (lady slipper); joelbli, iStockphoto (pine); Gaussian_Blur, iStockphoto (quarter); Americanspirit, Dreamstime (flag)

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