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Minnesota [English m ɪ n ɪ sə ʊ tə], abbreviation Minn., Post officially MN, state located in the Midwestern United States, on the border with Canada, 206,170 km 2, (2015) 5490000 residents (1960: 3.41 million, 1980: 4.07 million, 2000: 4.92 million residents). The capital is Saint Paul. Administratively, Minnesota is divided into 87 administrative districts (counties).
Law and Politics
Constitution of 1857 (with numerous amendments); the Senate has 67 members and the House of Representatives 134 members. Minnesota has 2 Senators and 8 MPs in Congress.
Minnesota is the watershed between Hudson Bay (Red River), Atlantic Ocean (Great Lakes) and the Gulf of Mexico (Mississippi). The predominantly flat, undulating moraine landscape (180–680 m above sea level) has many lakes and fertile clay soils. From the northeast, the foothills of the Canadian Shield (Mesabi Range) extend into Minnesota. The climate is continental. The forest area, which was greatly reduced during colonization, takes up around 30% of the state again after afforestation; two large state forests.
In 2014, the proportion of whites was 85.7% (predominantly of German and Scandinavian descent), that of blacks was 5.9%, others 8.4%. Largest cities are Minneapolis, Saint Paul, Rochester and Duluth.
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Department of Sociology
Address: 267 19th Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: (612) 624-4300