Minnesota is a U.S. state located in the Upper Midwest region of the United States, bordering Wisconsin and the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Ontario. It is the 12th largest and 22nd most populous state in the country, with a population of approximately 5.6 million and an area of 86,943 square miles. Minnesota is known for its many lakes that dot its landscape, the iconic Mall of America shopping complex, and its grand scenery of forests, parks, and rivers. The state's principal industries are agriculture, manufacturing, services, and tourism.