Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Nickname(s): "The Capital City", "The Saintly City", "The STP", "Shots Paul", "Pig's Eye"
Map of Minnesota with Saint Paul in red
Coordinates: 44°56′38.76″N 93°05′6.72″W / 44.9441°N 93.0852°W / 44.9441; -93.0852Coordinates: 44°56′38.76″N 93°05′6.72″W / 44.9441°N 93.0852°W / 44.9441; -93.0852
Country United States
State Minnesota
Counties Ramsey
Government
 • Mayor Chris Coleman (DFL)
Area
 • City 56.2 sq mi (145.5 km2)
 • Land 52.8 sq mi (136.7 km2)
 • Water 3.4 sq mi (8.8 km2)
Elevation 702 ft (214 m)
Population (2000)
 • City 287,151
 • Density 5,438/sq mi (2,100.6/km2)
 • Metro 2,968,805
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 651

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.

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