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US State
NicknameBadger State; America's Dairyland
Official languagesDe jure: None
De facto: English
Largest cityMilwaukee
Largest metro areaMilwaukee metropolitan area
Area Ranked23rd
Total65497.82 sq mi 169639 km2
Width260 mi 420 km
Length310 mi 500 km
% water17
Pop. Rank20th
Total(2010) 5,686,986
Density103.4 /sq mi 39.9 /km2
Median income$47,220 (15th)
Highest pointTimms Hill
1951 ft 595 m
Mean1050 ft 320 m
Lowest pointLake Michigan
579 ft 176 m
Other information
Admission to UnionMay 29, 1848 (30th)
GovernorScott Walker (R)
Lieutenant GovernorRebecca Kleefisch (R)
LegislatureWisconsin Legislature
Upper houseSenate
Lower houseState Assembly
U.S. SenatorsHerb Kohl (D)
Ron Johnson (R)
U.S. House delegation5 Republicans, 3 Democrats
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5

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Wisconsin c-enaudio=En-us-Wisconsin.oggwɪsˈkɒnsɨn is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States and is considered part of the Midwest. It is bordered by Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superior to the north. Wisconsin's capital is Madison, and its largest city is Milwaukee. As of 2010, the state's 72 counties have a total of 5,686,986 residents.

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