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City of Saint Paul
Flag of Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Official seal of Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Location in Ramsey County and the state of Minnesota
Location in Ramsey County and the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°56′39″N 93°5′37″W / 44.94417°N 93.09361°W / 44.94417; -93.09361Coordinates: 44°56′39″N 93°5′37″W / 44.94417°N 93.09361°W / 44.94417; -93.09361
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyRamsey
IncorporatedMarch 4, 1854
Named forSt. Paul the Apostle
Government
 • MayorMelvin Carter (DFL)
Area
 • City56.18 sq mi (145.51 km2)
 • Land51.98 sq mi (134.63 km2)
 • Water4.20 sq mi (10.88 km2)
Elevation
702 ft (214 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City285,068
 • Estimate 
(2018)
309,180
 • RankCity: 64th MN: 2nd
 • Density5,948/sq mi (2,297/km2)
 • Metro
3,524,583 (US: 16th)
 • Demonym
Saint Paulite
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
55101–55175
Websitewww.stpaul.gov
1 Current as of July 30, 2008.[1]

Saint Paul is the capital city of the U.S. state of Minnesota. It is across the Mississippi River from Minneapolis. When people talk about both cities, they call them the Twin Cities.

References

  1. "The City of Saint Paul – Official website". The City of Saint Paul. 2008. http://www.stpaul.gov/. Retrieved July 30, 2008. 

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