Introduction Minnesota is one of the fifty states of the USA, located in the Midwestern United States.
Geography Minnesota is the northernmost USA state apart from Alaska. The state is part of the USA region known as the Upper Midwest and part of the Great Lakes Region of North America.
Population From fewer than 6,100 people in 1850, Minnesotas population grew to over 1.7 million by 1900. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the population of Minnesota was 5,344,861 on July 1, 2011.
Tourist sights: Lakes The main tourist attractions are the lakes of Minnesota. Minnesota lakes are, Lower Red Lake, Leech Lake, Lake of the Woods, Ten Mile Lake, Otter Tail Lake, Mille Lacs Lake, Lake Minnetonka, Lake Kabetogama, Cass Lake, Lake Winnibigoshish, Lake Vermillion and Lake Superior.