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Minneapolis-St. Paul
U.S. Census Bureau Areas
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Minneapolis-St. Paul-St. Cloud CSA, MN-WI
Population 3,502,891
Minnesota counties Anoka · Carver · Chisago · Dakota · Goodhue · Hennepin · Isanti · McLeod · Ramsey · Rice · Scott · Sherburne · Stearns · Washington · Wright
Wisconsin counties Pierce · St. Croix
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington MSA, MN-WI
Population 3,275,041
Largest city Minneapolis
Other cities Saint Paul · Bloomington · Brooklyn Park · Plymouth · Eagan · Burnsville . Eden Prairie . Maple Grove . Coon Rapids
Density 489.7/sq mi. (189.06/km²)
Area 6,364.12 total sq mi. (16483.07 km²)
Minnesota counties Anoka · Carver · Chisago · Dakota · Hennepin · Isanti · Ramsey · Scott · Sherburne · Washington · Wright
Wisconsin counties Pierce · St. Croix
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Urbanized Area
Population 2,803,221
Area codes 612 · 651 · 763 · 952
Minnesota counties Anoka · Carver · Dakota · Hennepin · Ramsey · Scott · Washington

Minneapolis-Saint Paul is the most populous urban area in the state of Minnesota, United States, and is made up of 186 cities and townships. Built around the Mississippi, Minnesota and St. Croix rivers, the area is also nicknamed the Twin Cities for its two largest cities, Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

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