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Where is Minnesota Located?

by Vishul Malik

Minnesota is located in the western part of the north-central United States of America. It is the 12th largest state in terms of area.

Where is Minnesota Located?


The state of Minnesota is located within the coordinates 46.0° N, 94.0° W. It shares its northern borders with Ontario and Manitoba of the Canada, its eastern border with Wisconsin and Michigan, its southern border with Iowa, and its western border with North Dakota and South Dakota. Minnesota is spread over a total geographical area of 84,402 square miles, which includes 79,548 square miles of total land area and 1,874 square miles of total inland water area. Its highest point is Eagle Mountain, at an altitude of 2,301 feet. The lowest point is Lake Superior, at 601 feet. The total length of Minnesota’s borders is 1,783 miles.

Facts About Minnesota

State Name Minnesota
Country USA
Continent North America
Capital Saint Paul
Largest city Minneapolis
Area 86,939 sq mi (225,181 km2)
Population 5,457,173 (2014 est)
Lat Long 46° 0′ 0″ N, 94° 0′ 0″ W
Official Language English
Calling Code
Time Zone Central: UTC −6/−5
Airport 8 Airports Scheduled
Neighbour countries Canada, Mexico
Internet TLD .mn


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