Facts about the state of Minnesota

State Flag :

State flower :

Pink and White Ladys Slipper

State Bird :

Common Loon

State Tree :

Norway Pine


State Motto :

L'Etoile du nord
The Star of the North

  • The state's name comes from a Sioux word meaning cloudy water that was applied to the Minnesota River.
  • The state's most famous nickname, Land of 10,000 Lakes, is an understatement, for Minnesota has more than 15,000 lakes.

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