Minneapolis, Minnesota
City of Minneapolis
Clockwise from top left: Downtown Minneapolis at night, the Mississippi River, Minnehaha Falls, and the skyline from the East Bank.
Clockwise from top left: Downtown Minneapolis at night, the Mississippi RiverMinnehaha Falls, and the skyline from the East Bank.
Etymology: Dakota word mni (water) with Greek polis(city)
Nickname(s): 
"City of Lakes", "Mill City", "Twin Cities" (a nickname shared with Saint Paul), "Mini Apple"
Motto(s): 
En Avant (French: 'Forward')
Location within Hennepin County
Location within Hennepin County
Minneapolis is located in Minnesota
Minneapolis
Minneapolis
Location within Minnesota
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Coordinates: 44°59′N 93°16′W
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Hennepin
Incorporated 1867
Founded by John H. Stevens and Franklin Steele
Government
 • Type Weak mayor–council
 • Body Minneapolis City Council
 • Mayor Jacob Frey
 • Council President Lisa Bender
Area
 • City 57.49 sq mi (148.89 km2)
 • Land 54.00 sq mi (139.86 km2)
 • Water 3.49 sq mi (9.03 km2)
Elevation
830 ft (264 m)
Population 
 • City 382,578
 • Estimate 
(2017)[4]
422,331
 • Rank US: 46th MN: 1st
 • Density 7,820.80/sq mi (3,019.64/km2)
 • Metro
3,600,618 (US: 16th)[2]
 • CSA
4,197,883 (US: 14th)
Demonym(s) Minneapolitan
Time zone UTC–6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC–5 (CDT)
ZIP Codes
55401–55488 (range includes some ZIP Codes for Minneapolis suburbs)
Area code(s) 612
FIPS code 27-43000
GNIS feature ID 0655030[5]
Major airport Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport
Public transportation Metro Transit
Website www.minneapolismn.gov