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___ Searchable Map and Satellite View of the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Downtown Saint Paul along the Mississippi River at dusk, seen from Harriet Island
Downtown Saint Paul along the Mississippi River at dusk, seen from Harriet Island.
Image: Tony Webster

About St. Paul

Flag of St. PaulSatellite view showing Saint Paul (abbreviated St. Paul), seat of Ramsey County and since 1849 capital of Minnesota in the United States.
The city is located on the banks of the Mississippi River in east-central of Minnesota.
St. Paul's Central Business District is just 12 mi (19 km) away from Downtown Minneapolis.

Minnesota State Capitol in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
Minnesota State Capitol in Saint Paul. The capitol building houses the Minnesota Senate, the Minnesota House of Representatives, the office of the Attorney General and the office of the Governor.
Image: Jon Platek (AlexiusHoratius)

The city was founded in the beginning of the 19th century as a tavern, it soon became a trading and transportation center near Fort Snelling and nearby historic Native American settlements.

St. Paul gained prominence in 1849 when it was named the capital of the Minnesota Territory which later became the State of Minnesota.

Minnesota's capital and Minneapolis, the largest city in the state, are known as the "Twin Cities", maybe because the original Twin Cities, Minneapolis on one bank of the Mississippi River, and Saint Anthony on the other side, have merged long time ago to form Minneapolis. Anyway, today Minneapolis and St. Paul are the core cities of the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington metropolitan area, which is composed of 182 cities and townships, with a total population of 3.52 million people (in 2015).

St. Paul is Minnesota's second most populous city with a population of 300,000 inhabitants (2015).

St. Paul points of interest:

Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
Saint Paul at Mississippi River, seen from Indian Mounds Park.
Image: Iulus Ascanius

Historic places: Minnesota State Capitol (home to the Minnesota Senate, the Minnesota House of Representatives, the office of the Attorney General and the office of the Governor).
James J. Hill House (former estate of railroad a magnate, now a museum)
Alexander Ramsey House (former residence of the first governor of Minnesota Territory). Bandana Square (former railroad maintenance facility, now an office center). Minnesota Centennial Showboat (traditional Mississippi riverboat docked at Harriet Island Regional Park, now used as theater)

Museums: Science Museum of Minnesota (museum for technology, natural history, physical science, and mathematics), Minnesota History Center (interactive history museum and home to the Minnesota Historical Society library and archives), Minnesota Children's Museum (children's museum on the move)

Convention center: RiverCentre (convention and event center)

Performing arts: Ordway Center for the Performing Arts (Broadway musicals, opera, and cultural performances, home to the Minnesota Opera, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, and the Schubert Club). Fitzgerald Theater (oldest active theater in Saint Paul). Circus Juventas (youth performing arts circus school)

Churches: Cathedral of Saint Paul (Classical Revival Roman Catholic cathedral built in 1904). Church of the Assumption (oldest existing church in Saint Paul, built in 1870)

Outdoors/Parks:  Como Regional Park (the park features Lake Como, Como Zoo, the first zoo established in Minnesota, founded in 1897, an impressive greenhouse known as the Conservatory, a Japanese Garden, and a golf course). Mississippi National River and Recreation Area (national park within the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan area along the Mississippi River). Indian Mounds Park, park with the last prehistoric Native American burial mounds in St. Paul. Lake Phalen (swimming lake in Saint Paul)

Sports: Xcel Energy Center ("The X" is a multi-purpose arena, home to the NHL's Minnesota Wild), Roy Wilkins Auditorium (multi-purpose arena, it hosts the Minnesota RollerGirls roller derby league), Minnesota United FC Stadium (future soccer stadium), CHS Field (baseball park)

Just zoom in (+) to see Minnesota State Capitol, it houses the Minnesota's Senate, the House of Representatives, the Office of the Attorney General and the Office of the Governor.

The page shows a city map of St. Paul with expressways, main roads and streets, and the location of St. Paul Downtown Airport (IATA code: STP), zoom out to find the largest and busiest airport Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (IATA code: MSP) located in southwest.

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Local Time Saint Paul:
Friday-October-21 2016  16:53  
Standard time zone: Central Standard Time (CST); UTC/GMT -6 hours Central Daylight Time (CDT) in use from the second Sunday in March, ends on the first Sunday in November; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours
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Google Map: Searchable Map of the City of St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

City Coordinates: 44°56′38.76″N 93°05′6.72″W
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External Links:
Saint Paul (official website)

Saint Paul Convention and Visitors Bureau (official tourism website)

Saint Paul Pioneer Press
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Wikipedia: Saint Paul, Minnesota
Wikipedia entry Saint Paul, Minnesota
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