The city of Minot is located in the county of ward. It covers a total area of 45.20 sq. km. Industries related to advertising, aviation, household appliances, arts and crafts, automotive, boat equipments, apparel, information technology, courier, pharmaceuticals, hotel, industrial and commercial machinery, oil and lubrication, real estate and tourism, enhance the economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by surgical centers, thrift shops and youth centers.