Facts and Figures
Statehood May 11, 1858 (32nd state)
Capital St. Paul
Nickname North Star State / Land Of 10,000 Lakes
Motto "The Star of the North"
Bird Common Loon
Flower Lady's Slipper
Song "Hail! Minnesota"
Area 86,943 sq miles
Number of Counties 87
Highest Point Eagle Mt, 2,301 ft.
Lowest Point Lake Superior, 602 ft.