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The State of
Minnesota (MN)


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The capital of Minnesota is Saint Paul.

The 2-Letter Postal Abbreviation / Code for Minnesota: MN

For a short while in 1963, the U.S. Postal Office recommended "MINN" as the abbreviation for Minnesota. Toward the end of 1963, the Post Office made the currently used "MN" the official abbreviation.

Typical abbreviation for Minnesota: Minn.

The pronunciation of Minnesota:

When the people of Minnesota refer to themselves: 1:

Time Zone: The state of Minnesota is in the Central Time (CST/CDT) zone and observes daylight saving time.

Nicknames for Minnesota: "The North Star State"; "The Gopher State"; "Land of 10,000 Lakes"; "The Bread and Butter State"

State Motto: "L'Etoile du Nord" (The star of the north)

State Bird: Common Loon (gavia immer)

State Tree: Red Pine (pinus resinosa)

State Flower: Pink and White Lady's Slipper (cypripedium reginae)

State Song: "Hail! Minnesota"

Statehood: Minnesota became the 32nd state on May 11, 1858.

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