Minneapolis is the largest city in Minnesota and the 48th largest in the United States.  A person who comes from Minneapolis is said to be a Minneapolitan.  Together with St. Paul, the Minneapolis-St. Paul area is known as the “Twin Cities” and is the 16th largest metropolitan area in the U.S.  The city has over 20 lakes and wetlands, the Mississippi River, creeks and waterfalls and more.